Nursing students switch to antimicrobial scrubs; MRSA risk in Tennessee 12% over target;

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> Park University is the first university in the Midwest to use new antimicrobial scrubs for nursing students, according to KXAN. Article

> The risk of MRSA infection in Tennessee hospitals are 12 percent higher than they should be, according to a state report on healthcare-associated infections. Article

> Healthcare savings offset the cost of cutting carbon emissions, according to a study published in Nature Climate Change. Study abstract

Practice Management News

> According to the latest snapshot provided by Physicians Practice's fifth annual Great American Physician Survey, doctors now seek to take control and make changes to increase their professional satisfaction. Article

> Physician turnover stayed at a steady 6.8 percent over the past two years, but the number of doctors that retired from practicing increased drastically, reaching its highest-ever rate of 18 percent in 2013, according to the ninth annual Physician Retention Survey from the American Medical Group Association (AMGA) and Cejka Search. Article

And Finally… Hang in bear. Article

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