Who We Are
Funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the University Nebraska Medical Center, in partnership with Nebraska Medicine, was selected as an innovation partner as part of Project Firstline. With experts in infectious disease leading the project, its’ goal is to improve infection prevention and control (IPC) in small and rural healthcare facilities, as well as advance the ability of healthcare professionals to provide safe and effective clinical care. The project’s mission is to develop practical innovations and tools to meet this objective.
Strategic innovations include development of the following initiatives
- Isolation System for Treatment and Agile Response for high-risk infections (ISTARI) Care Cube 2.0
- IPC Support Center for Assessment, Consultation, and Education
This project is housed within the University of Nebraska Medical Center’s Global Center for Health Security portfolio. Additional projects and partners in the Global Center for Health Security include: