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Nick Hornbeger joined the Compliance Alliance team in 2021. He was born in Farmington, New
Mexico but moved to Nevada at an early age. He attended Eureka County High School where he
participated in multiple sports, the FFA, and was a member of the National Honor Society. After
graduation, he attended the University of Nevada, Reno. During college, he interned with local
organizations to provide safe meals to individuals who were affected by COVID-19. He was also
a wildland firefighter during his time in college. In the fall of 2020, Nick graduated from UNR
with a Bachelor’s in Community Health Science. In his free time, he likes to be outdoors, play
sports, and spend time with his new puppy.

Recent Blog Posts

Floors Prove a Source of Infection

Infection Control Today recently published an article on management of floors in healthcare facilities. Although your facility may not be a hospital, many of the principles certainly apply. Floors were... Read More

Why Neutralize High Level Disinfectants

It is illegal in some parts of the country to dump used OPA or glutaraldehyde down the drain without neutralizing it first. It is a popular misconception that used OPA... Read More

617 Candida Auris Cases in the US

A trip to the hospital might suddenly be even less desirable. A superbug considered by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as “a serious global health threat’’ has been... Read More

Hand Hygiene and Pathogens in Public Restrooms

Many people use handwashing and hand-drying facilities in public washrooms under the impression that these amenities are hygienic. However, such facilities may be potential sites for the transmission of pathogenic... Read More

10.4% of healthcare workers tested were contaminated with patient bacteria following PPE removal

During a recent study of inpatient healthcare workers, more than a third of healthcare staff were found to be contaminated with multi-drug resistant organisms after caring for patients colonized or... Read More