Policies and practices of SHEA Research Network hospitals during the COVID-19 pandemic.
To understand hospital policies and practices as the COVID-19 pandemic accelerated, the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) conducted a survey through the SHEA Research Network (SRN). The survey assessed policies and practices around the optimization of personal protection equipment (PPE), testing, healthcare personnel policies, visitors of COVID-19 patients in relation to procedures, and types of patients. Overall, 69 individual healthcare facilities responded in the United States and internationally, for a 73% response rate.
Calderwood, MS; Deloney, VM; Anderson, DJ; Cheng, VC-C; Gohil, S; Kwon, JH; Mody, L; Monsees, E; Vaughn, VM; Wiemken, TL; Ziegler, MJ; Lofgren, E
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