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Public Health Preparedness Jeopardized by Budget Cuts
States are better prepared than ever for public health emergencies, but the forecast is nonetheless gloomy, according...
Swallowed Foreign Objects Cost $2M at RI Hospital
A Rhode Island Hospital report shows that 33 patients needed 305 medical interventions over eight years to remove...
CDC lowers flu season death estimate
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday substantially lowered its often-quoted estimate of how many...
Mandatory Flu Shots Gain Traction as the Future of Influenza Prevention
Two large hospital systems have taken on the challenge of implementing a mandatory flu shot policy within the past two...
Widow of swine flu victim files notice to sue Florida hospital for medical malpractice
Pinellas County, FL's first confirmed H1N1 swine flu death case could be headed to court. The widow of Craig Klindt...
Partnership's Aggressive Policies Prevent H1N1 Outbreak
Now that H1N1 fears have seemingly subsided, many infection control departments are evaluating their flu prevention...
One Year Later: What Have We Learned from H1N1?
It's been nearly a year since H1N1 arrived in the U.S. How has the healthcare system responded and is the nation any...
Lack of Paid Sick Days Let H1N1 Spread, Group Says
Of the 26 million Americans age 18 or older who were infected by the H1N1 flu in 2009, more than a quarter of them may...
Millions of H1N1 Doses Will Expire on Feb. 15
All lots of monovalent 2009 H1N1 influenza vaccine in pre-filled syringes manufactured by Sanofi Pasteur—and not...
AMA Launches Web-based Flu Assessment Program
The American Medical Association today launched a new Web-based program to improve patients' and physicians...
Briefings on Infection Control
Your facility's infection control and prevention initiatives are in the spotlight: Scrutiny from The Joint Commission...
Emergency Management Training for Frontline Staff
This DVD and CD-ROM set provides quality emergency training to your frontline staff members so they understand their...
Emergency Management Coordinator's Handbook for Hospitals
This book and CD-ROM is an affordable, easy-to-read reference that outlines the fundamental processes of emergency...
Emergency Management Compliance Manual
This binder and CD-ROM set helps you cut through the confusion related to the new emergency management chapter of the...
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