Clinical CareThis Care Bundle Cut Pediatric Cardiac Surgical Site Infections by 74%
The postoperative care initiative at a California-based children's hospital has 11 elements.
Clinical CareNIAID Director: Measles Not a 'Trivial Disease'
Anthony Fauci, MD, and colleagues weigh in on the dangers of the 2019 measles epidemic.
Clinical CareAs Syphilis Invades Rural America, A Fraying Health Safety Net Is Failing To Stop It
Compared with urban hubs, rural populations tend to have less access to public health resources, less experience with syphilis and...
Clinical CareHow Intermountain Reduced NICU Infections, Pain, Blood Loss
Any invasive procedure in neonatal intensive care units puts tiny patients at risk of harm.
Clinical CareHow a Maryland Hospital Reduced Sepsis Mortality by 65%
The adoption of an EMR-based screening tool and a sepsis treatment bundle drove down mortality rates markedly over four years.
Clinical CareMultidrug-Resistant Infections Can Cost $4,600 Per Hospital Stay
Clostridium difficile infections in the hospital setting have the biggest treatment price tag, researchers say.
InnovationHHS Expands Innovation Partnerships with Private Sector
DRIVe initiative makes deeper forays into innovations that could help predict illness and enhance sepsis detection.
Clinical CareTrump Plan To Beat HIV Hits Rough Road In Rural America
Health officials and doctors treating patients with HIV welcome extra funding but say strategies that work in progressive cities like...
Clinical CarePostdischarge MRSA Decolonization Cut Infection Risk
The intervention involved bathing with antiseptic soap, use of mouthwash, and use of the nasal antibiotic ointment for 5 days...
Clinical CareHospital-Acquired Conditions Drop 13% Over Three Years
A new federal analysis shows that 910,000 fewer HACs were reported from 2014 through 2017, which helped prevent 20,500 hospital...
NursingNurses Create Escape Room to Increase Sepsis Awareness
Nurses helped improve their colleagues' understanding of sepsis at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center in Philadelphia.
NursingBuild a Unit-Based CAUTI Prevention Team
Engaging frontline staff is key to advancing clinical quality improvement projects.