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Web Exclusive: Drug Firm to Pay Feds $280 Million to Settle Pricing Claims
In a whistleblower suit, the U.S. Justice Department accused Dey Pharma of violating the False Claims Act by...
Web Exclusive: CDC Data Demonstrates Need for Urgent Care, Group Says
The Urgent Care Association of America says its member clinics can treat the vast majority of issues that are not...
NH releases report on HAIs
The state released its first report yesterday on hospital infections, showing that patients developed 134 infections...
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...
MN pharmacies face rules on hazardous materials
In December, pharmacist Jim Gotta of Country Store and Pharmacy in Sartell, MN, received a letter from the state...
VA takes heat at hearing on dental safety lapse
Congressmen and veterans took turns lambasting the Veterans Administration Tuesday for its handling of medical-safety...
Hospital infection deaths caused by ignorance and neglect, survey finds
Deadly yet easily preventable bloodstream infections continue to plague American hospitals because facility...
Right to learn hospital infection rates survives bid to stop it in legislature
Ohio hospitals will now be required to make infection information public, despite an attempt by the state’s...
Book: Complete Guide to Lab Safety, 3rd Ed.
The third edition of this popular resource makes training and compliance easier by consolidating regulations from all...
Book: 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...