HSI Publications

Why Surface Materials Matter in Health Care Settings,” American Society for Microbiology, January 2024, Authors: Linda Lybert and Rodney Rohde, Ph.D., SM(ASCP), SVCM, MBCM, FACSC

Decontamination of high-touch environmental surfaces (HITES) by wiping: quantitative assessment of a carrier platform simulating pathogen removal, inactivation and transfer in the field,” December 2022, Letters in Applied Microbiology, Volume 76, Issue 2, Oxford University Press, Authors: Bahram Zargar and Syed A. Sattar [HSI co-funded research]

Healthcare surfaces and transmission of pathogens: A consensus statement,” The Canadian Journal of Infection Control, Fall 2022, Authors: Caroline Etland, PhD, RN, Linda Lybert, Darrel Hicks, BA, Master REH, CHESP, Glenda Schuh, BSN, RN, CIC, Joanna Mills, MSN, CNS, CIC, Jeanette Harris, MS, MSM, MT (ASCP), CIC, FACIP, Ellen Turner, MBA

Surface Disinfection Incompatibility Does Not Support Effective Cleaning and Disinfection,” Infection Control Today, May 2022, Author: Linda Lybert and Sharon Ward-Fore

What Lurks Beneath: The hidden dangers of surface disinfection incompatibility,” Canadian Healthcare Facilities Magazine, March 2022, Author: Linda Lybert

It’s time to pay attention to the dangers of surface-based microbes,” Medhealth Outlook, February 2022, Author: Linda Lybert

Episode 31: Linda Lybert, Founder and Executive Director of the Healthcare Surfaces Institute, Healthcare Interior Design 2.0 Podcast hosted by Cheryl Janis, March 2020

Healthcare Surfaces Institute (HSI) Annual Meeting – COVID-19!,” San Diego University News Center, March 2020, Author: Caroline Etland

The Dirty Truth about Medical Disinfection Practices,” Plastics Today, February 2020, Author: Norbert Sparrow

Applying the Hierarchy of Controls to the Seven Aspects of Surface Selection™,” Healthcare Hygiene Magazine, October 2019, Author: Linda Lybert and Amber Hogan Mitchell

The Secret Language of Healthcare: How To Ask For The Care You Deserve, 2019, Author: Robin Shapiro, Contributors: Linda Lybert and Mary Millard

Unprecedented Collaboration to Eliminate Infection and Illness Caused by Contaminated Surfaces in Healthcare Environments,” Infection Control Today, September 2018, Authors: Matthew Hardwick, PhD; Debra Harris, PhD; Linda Lybert; and Amber Mitchell, DrPH, MPH, CPH

Design’s impact on infection prevention,” ASHE Health Facilities Management, July 2017, Author: Jamie Morgan

Porous and nonporous hard surfaces,” ASHE Health Facilities Management, July 2016, Author: Linda Lybert

Seven aspects of surface selection,” ASHE Health Facilities Management, July 2016, Author: Linda Lybert

Seven Aspects of Surface Selection in Healthcare,” The Infection Prevention Strategy (TIPS) Open Access Journal, July 2016, Author: Linda Lybert

Healthcare Surfaces Summit: A Cutting-Edge Collaboration,” Infection Control Today, January 2016, Author: Linda Lybert

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