Clinical CareSurging Health Care Worker Quarantines Raise Concerns As Coronavirus Spreads
The situation has prompted debate in the health care community about just what standards medical facilities should use before ordering...
Clinical CareU.S. Hospitals Say They're Ready for Coronavirus. Their Infection Control Violations Say Otherwise.
An outbreak would demand peak performance from America's medical professionals ? especially in hospitals. But many of the facilities that...
Clinical CareNursing Home Outbreak Spotlights Coronavirus Risk In Elder Care Facilities
More than two million people living in long-term care settings in the U.S. may be at heightened risk because of...
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 CareCardinal Health Announces Recall for 9.1M Surgical Gowns
An investigation determined that some gowns made since September 2018 were produced in unapproved locations with unsanitary conditions.
Clinical CareFederal Regulators: Newark Beth Israel Put Patients in 'Immediate Jeopardy'
A government investigation found that the New Jersey hospital's transplant team was failing to learn from surgical errors.
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 CareDecolonizing Parents Cut Staph Colonization in NICUs
Fewer infants colonized when parents underwent cleaning procedure.
Clinical CareIHI Pushes Safety as a Primary Business Strategy
The slow pace of hospital quality improvement frustrates patient safety advocates.
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 CareFDA Panel: Workers a Key Factor in Dirty Duodenoscope Saga
Also, newer designs need more data, disposable scopes not yet approved
Clinical CareLeapfrog Releases Bi-annual Hospital Safety Grades
'D' and 'F' hospitals have nearly twice the risk of mortality of 'A' hospitals.