The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) is the leading professional association for infection preventionists (IPs) with more than 15,000 members. APIC is pleased to offer the APIC® Program of Distinction to underscore the importance of the infection prevention and control (IPC) program in an acute care facility, and its vital role in ensuring the safety of patients.
APIC has a proven track record as a provider of healthcare-associated infection (HAI) prevention education and advocacy for more than 40 years, establishing itself as a leader in the application of evidence-based infection prevention measures. APIC works with other professional associations, consumer groups, and thought leaders, as well as regulatory and accrediting bodies, to maximize the collaboration of shared interests and resources with the goal of improving patient outcomes.
APIC Consulting Services, Inc. is a full-service consulting firm specializing in infection prevention and control solutions. Founded in 2008, as a wholly-owned subsidiary of APIC, APIC Consulting utilizes the expertise of nationally recognized leaders in the field of infection prevention to offer clients customized projects focused on developing and implementing cost effective healthcare-associated infection (HAI) reduction strategies. APIC Consulting works with facilities in various healthcare settings, state health departments, state hospital associations, regulatory bodies, and corporate entities to reduce risk and improve patient safety.
APIC Consulting Services executes the APIC® Program of Distinction on behalf of APIC. The Program of Distinction is a program area that is separate from all consulting services. Consultants (APIC Consulting) and appraisers (APIC® Program of Distinction) are distinct groups of individuals with separate decision-making processes and policies. All submissions are confidential and are reviewed solely by the APIC® Program of Distinction team.