Clinical CareNew Data on Sepsis Prevalence and Costs 'Astonished' DHHS Researchers
In the largest-ever study of Medicare sepsis data, the increased rate of beneficiaries hospitalized with sepsis is nearly double the...
NursingFocus on Protecting Staff and Supplies as Coronavirus Concerns Grow
The CDC offers guidance on what personal proactive equipment healthcare workers should use when caring for a patient with coronavirus.
Clinical CareNovel Coronavirus: What Clinicians Should Know
Although most cases of novel coronavirus have been reported in China, cases have been reported in 26 countries, including the...
NursingEmergency Preparedness: Expect the Unexpected
No community is immune from disasters and emergencies. Here's how nurse leaders can do their best by planning for the...
Clinical CareCardinal Health Begins Recall of Contaminated Surgical Gowns
The Dublin, Ohio-based medical equipment supplier estimates the cost of the recall at about $96 million.
Clinical CarePreeminent Hospitals Penalized Over Rates Of Patients' Injuries
CMS this week identified 786 hospitals that will receive lower payments for a year under the Hospital-Acquired Conditions Reduction Program.
Clinical CareOminous Data Emerge About Early Coronavirus Transmission
Human-to-human transmission in China likely occurred from near the beginning.
Clinical CareResponse To Nation's 1st Coronavirus Case Draws On Lessons From Measles Outbreak
Healthcare workers in Washington State are fighting the coronavirus with knowledge gained from treating the flu.
Clinical CareCardinal Health Plans Recall for Contaminated Surgical Gowns
The Dublin, Ohio-based medical supplier said took the action after learning of unsanitary 'environmental conditions' at a plant in China.
Clinical CareSepsis Alliance Launches Institute to Improve Quality of Care for Deadly Infection
The Sepsis Alliance has created The Sepsis Institute to offer training for healthcare professionals across the continuum of care.
Clinical CareAsymptomatic Carriers of C. Diff May Be Significant Source of Infection at Hospitals
Screening patients for asymptomatic carriage of Clostridioides difficile at the time of hospital admission could help reduce infection rates, new...
Clinical CareCDC Increases Estimate of Deaths Linked to Antibiotic-Resistant Infections
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention lists 18 kinds of antibiotic-resistant bacteria and fungi that pose urgent, serious, or...