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Some MA hospitals back price curbs
Support is building among some Massachusetts hospitals for temporary government limits on healthcare prices, a...
The time is now for ACOs, former CMS administrator says
With the prohibitive and rising cost of healthcare, there has never been a greater need for accountable care...
Disease outbreak that killed 2 patients is over, Vancouver hospital says
  Nanaimo Regional General Hospital has eliminated the latest outbreak of Clostridium difficile, after nearly...
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...
'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...
Her legs, fingers amputated, nurse suing Baptist hospital
Attorneys for nurse Jean Law and her husband said mistakes in an emergency room examination at Baptist Medical Center...
Baylor heart hospital has lowest readmission rate in the U.S. for second straight year
  Baylor Heart and Vascular Hospital, for the second year in a row, had the lowest readmission rate for heart...
Florida hospitals join forces to cut readmissions
  Eighty-one hospitals in Florida are teaming up with one important goal: to reduce the number of infections...

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Book: Infection Control During Construction Manual, Third Edition
This updated resource by expert Wayne Hansen, PE, REA, CEM, along with contributions from 10 other experts, helps you...