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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...
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...
Antibiotic-resistant bacteria moving from South Asia to US
A dangerous new mutation that makes some bacteria resistant to almost all antibiotics has become increasingly common in...
Arsenal of antibiotics not being restocked
We have come to expect that modern medicine can cure just about any infection. But bacteria are finding ways to evade...
Hospital infections: The hidden epidemic
Going to the hospital puts you in harm's way. Hospitals know this and avoid talking about it. And until now, the...
Baby is breast-fed by wrong woman at Virginia Hospital Center
The day after her first child was born in January at Virginia Hospital Center in Arlington County, Suzanne Libby...
Doctors reconsider old antibiotics despite risks
More than half a century ago, when antibiotics were transforming modern medicine, a now almost forgotten drug was...
NV presses hospitals for full accounting of preventable injuries
State officials released data on preventable injuries and infections in Nevada hospitals Thursday that mirror the...
VA takes heat at hearing on dental safety lapse
Congressmen and veterans took turns lambasting the Veterans Administration Tuesday for its handling of medical-safety...
79 Miami-area veterans never notified of possibly unsafe colonoscopies
The Veterans' Administration, which in March 2009 revealed that more than 2,400 Miami-area veterans were given...
Briefings on Infection Control
Your facility's infection control and prevention initiatives are in the spotlight: Scrutiny from The Joint Commission...
The Infection Prevention Toolkit: Seven-Minute Solutions for Five IC Hotspots
This DVD provides five, seven -minute segments, that cover the most pressing topics in IC prevention.
The Infection Prevention Handbook
The Infection Prevention Handbook is a core training resource that offers practical references to help infection...
Infection Prevention Policy and Procedure Manual for Hospitals
With more than 300 pages, this manual provides worksheets, job descriptions, policies, forms, and other helpful tools...
An online community created for OSHA program compliance managers and safety officers in healthcare facilities...
Proven Methods for Drastically Reducing CAUTIs
Join nurse practitioner Mikel Gray, PhD, PNP, FNP, CUNP CCCN, FAANP, FAAN, and chief of infection prevention and 2012...
7th Annual AHAP Conference: Las Vegas, NV
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