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From wheelchairs to music – Bridgepoint’s research is making an impact

Posted on Friday November 07, 2014

That's Wheelie Gross study calls for guidelines for wheelchair cleaning in healthcare settings

Paula Gardner, Affiliate Scientist at Bridgepoint's Collaboratory for Research and Innovation has just had a study publishedin the American Journal of Infection Control that shows there are no clear guidelines for cleaning and disinfecting these complex pieces of equipment.

The maintenance and infection control of wheelchairs is an unexpected research topic; however it is just this type of research that produces the policies and best practices that will help improve patient outcomes in the real world setting.  Learn more about the findings.

Michelle Nelson shares why Music Matters on CBC’s Metro Morning

Research Scientist Michelle Nelson was on CBC Radio’s Metro Morning last week talking about our Music Matters study and how we are using the design of our building to develop innovative clinical practices that help patient’s feel better. Listen to her uplifting interview.