Healthcare Infection Prevention & Control

IPC Product Innovation & Development Network (IPID-NET)

IPID-NET Spoke Sites

The University of Nebraska Medical Center’s IPC Product Innovation & Development Network (IPID-NET) maintains a robust portfolio of standing test bed sites that work together with hub sites, and ad hoc partners to discern use cases, challenges, and opportunities in the adoption of Infection Prevention and Control innovations, as well as providing iterative feedback on tools and procedures for enhanced Infection Prevention and Control.

UW Medicine is Washington’s only health system that includes a top-rated medical school and an internationally recognized research center.

Seattle, WA |

CCH brings high-level services to Platte, Boone, Colfax, and Nance counties in Nebraska. They offer both inpatient and outpatient services and are committed to healing, nurturing, and promoting the community’s health.

Columbus, NE |

MCCH is a 20-bed Critical Access Hospital and owns and operates Morrill County Hospital Clinic, Morrill County Home Health Clinic, Morrill County Professional Plaza, Specialty Outreach Clinics, and Chimney Rock Medical Center located in Bayard, Nebraska.

Bridgeport, NE |

MCHC is the largest and most comprehensive provider of medical, dental, disease prevention, and health promotion in SE Arizona. Their one-stop wellness model of integrated care recognizes and responds to the whole person from physical to social and psychological needs.

Nogales, AZ |

The University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health) system of care includes hospitals and emergency departments on four campuses, a network of primary and specialty care clinics, urgent care and walk-in services, and collaborations with physicians throughout the region. We provide care throughout Galveston and Brazoria counties, the Bay Area and Southeast Texas.

Galveston, TX | UTMB Health

Appalachian Regional Healthcare (ARH) is a not-for-profit health system operating 14 hospitals in Barbourville, Hazard, Harlan, Hyden, Martin, McDowell, Middlesboro, Paintsville, Prestonsburg, West Liberty, Whitesburg, and South Williamson in Kentucky and Beckley and Hinton in West Virginia, as well as multi-specialty physician practices, home health agencies, home medical equipment stores, retail pharmacies, and medical spas.

Lexington, KY | Appalachian Regional Healthcare

Interested in Becoming Part of IPID-NET?

Target Product Profile

IPID-NET In Action


Model 1A Exercise

Quilcene | Sept. 2022


Model 1B Exercise

Uganda | Nov. 2022


Model 2 Exercise

Puerto Rico | July 2023


Model 1A Exercise

Alaska | Sept. 2023

Meet our Team

Our mission is to lead the world in transforming lives to create a healthy future for all individuals and communities through premier educational programs, innovative research and extraordinary patient care.


Jana Broadhurst, MD, PhD, DTMH

Project Lead | UNMC

David Brett-Major, MD, MPH

Project Lead | UNMC

James Lawler, MD, MPH, FIDSA

Associate Director of Business & Finance | UNMC

Rachel Prudhomme, MBA


Lauren Longacre, BSN, RN

Project Manager II | UNMC

Lindsey Bandow, MA

Connect with

the UNMC Team

IPID-NET seeks to engage a mix of sites reflecting the diaspora of the U.S. healthcare experience, to ensure that patient and healthcare work experiences and views inform how IPC interventions can most effectively be applied in distributed, diverse settings. To learn more about IPID-NET or if you are interested in becoming a partner, contact us at [email protected].