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Central Line Infections Plummet 58% in ICU
A federal report shows a decline in intensive care unit central line bloodstream infections of 58% and...
Simple blood test to reveal cancer at low levels
Harvard University medical researchers are developing a new test to make monitoring cancer in patients easier and...
Web Exclusive: Healthcare Workers Drive Flu Prevention in MD
At Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury, Maryland, the flu team's multidisciplinary approach to flu...
Web Exclusive: CDC: Uninsured Rolls Keep Growing
A survey performed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds 60% of unemployed adults between the ages...
CDC lowers flu season death estimate
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday substantially lowered its often-quoted estimate of how many...
Study suggests obesity contributes to rise in c-sections
The larger a pregnant woman is when she checks in on delivery day, the greater her risk of having a cesarean section...
Arsenal of antibiotics not being restocked
We have come to expect that modern medicine can cure just about any infection. But bacteria are finding ways to evade...
Medical examiners use differing criteria to tally heat-related deaths
It's nature's stealth killer. It's not always the medical examiner's prime suspect. And the deadly toll it exacts often...
California whooping cough outbreak largest in decades
In the midst of what could be the largest whooping cough outbreak in more than 50 years — and the death...
Hospital infection deaths caused by ignorance and neglect, survey finds
Deadly yet easily preventable bloodstream infections continue to plague American hospitals because facility...
Continuing Education: Briefings on Infection Control
Your facility's infection control and prevention initiatives are in the spotlight: Scrutiny from The Joint Commission...
Newsletter: Medical Environment Update
A subscription to Medical Environment Update pays for itself by saving you time sorting through complex regulations and...
Video: Bloodborne Pathogens Training Video
Meets OSHA requirements for training employees on the bloodborne pathogens standard!
Video: Needlestick Prevention Training Video
Highlighting the five most frequent needlestick scenarios, this training video instructs frontline healthcare staff on...
Newsletter: OSHA Watch
This bi-monthly newsletter gives you the information you need to help you manage your entire OSHA compliance program.
Book: The Infection Prevention Handbook
The Infection Prevention Handbook is a core training resource that offers practical references to help infection...
Book: OSHA Program Manual
Keep your OSHA safety program strong with these regularly updated manuals for medical and dental facilities. Updates...