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Las Vegas hospitals need to change culture
Las Vegas hospital patients can be protected if doctors and hospitals commit to do no harm. Others across...
HAI Rates on the Decline
Rates of hospital-acquired infections between 2000 and 2007 decreased in all four regions of the U.S. The Midwest...
Las Vegas panel discusses how best to stem the spread of infection
A Las Vegas Sun investigation found that lethal “superbugs" are infecting thousands of patients in local...
MO reverses policy that removed older data on hospital infections
Missouri will start publishing past years of data about hospital infection rates on its website, the state's top health...
NH releases report on HAIs
The state released its first report yesterday on hospital infections, showing that patients developed 134 infections...
'We're the ones who are in there. Our lives are entrusted to them'
Nevada State Sen. Shirley Breeden understands the patient suffering caused by hospital-acquired infections. While she...
US sees drop in dangerous hospital staph illnesses
Aggressive, drug-resistant staph infections caught in hospitals or from medical treatment are becoming scarcer, another...
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...
Hospital infections: The hidden epidemic
Going to the hospital puts you in harm's way. Hospitals know this and avoid talking about it. And until now, the...
Electronic surveillance is key to HAI investigation
Electronic surveillance is becoming a critical tool in an infection preventionist's arsenal of tools with which to...
Briefings on Infection Control
Your facility's infection control and prevention initiatives are in the spotlight: Scrutiny from The Joint Commission...
The Infection Prevention Toolkit: Seven-Minute Solutions for Five IC Hotspots
This DVD provides five, seven -minute segments, that cover the most pressing topics in IC prevention.
The Infection Prevention Handbook
The Infection Prevention Handbook is a core training resource that offers practical references to help infection...
Infection Prevention Policy and Procedure Manual for Hospitals
With more than 300 pages, this manual provides worksheets, job descriptions, policies, forms, and other helpful tools...
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