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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS), and the Joint Commission (JC) require that health care organizations maintain risk management programs to address infection control. Detail three measures that your health care organization (or any health care organization) could implement, beyond what is currently in practice, tosupport the delivery of safe health care services and avoid the spread of infection (e.g., placing hand washing devices at all of the public entrances of the health care facility). Support your response with a minimum of two peer-reviewed references.There are many risk management programs put in place at my facility to promote safe healthcare and prevent the spread of infections. Patients can be exposed to microorganisms from other patients or healthcare personnel (Collins, 2008). Last year my facility installed automatic sanitizer dispensers outside

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