From the Editor

Friday, December 23, 2016 Published in Impact June 2012 Written by Cepheid

Welcome to the second issue of our new magazine, IMPACT. Cepheid's Systems & Solutions group publishes this magazine quarterly — providing you with informative articles that can help you impact total cost of care, create a higher level of patient satisfaction, and lower infection rates in your facility.

The Perfect Storm

Friday, December 23, 2016 Published in Impact June 2012 Written by Melissa G. Morgan, BSN, RN, CIC, Infection Prevention Data Analyst, Cone Health

Multi-campus Health System Fulfills Senior Management Challenge to Dramatically Reduce HAIs

From December 2007 through December 2010 Cone Health (known as Moses Cone Health System at the time) participated in the VHA initiative to prevent healthcare-associated MRSA infections.

Increase Revenue and Improve Patient Safety

Friday, December 23, 2016 Published in Impact June 2012 Written by Jorge P. Parada, MD, MPH, FACP, FIDSA, Prof. of Medicine, Stritch School of Medicine Loyola University Chicago

How Loyola University Hospital has Profitably Succeeded Against 2 HAIs

Diagnostic Marketing Association Names Cepheid 2011 Marketer of the Year

Friday, December 23, 2016 Published in Impact June 2012 Written by Jared Tipton, Senior Director of Corporate Communications, Cepheid

The Diagnostic Marketing Association (DxMA), which serves marketing, regulatory, and medical affairs professionals in the diagnostic and device market segments, presented its 2011 Marketer of the Year Award to Cepheid at the annual DxMA Global Marketing Summit on April 25, 2012. The award recognizes innovation by marketers seeking to highlight their company and products at the leading edge of the diagnostic industry.