UV disinfection reduces superbugs; PAs from underserved communities practice in similar areas;

News From Around the Web

> Ultraviolet environmental disinfection reduces superbugs in acute-care settings by 20 percent, according to a study published in the American Journal of Infection Control. Study abstract

> Physician assistants are more likely to practice in underserved communities if they grew up in those areas, according to MedPage Today. Article

> Transitional care interventions can reduce readmissions among heart failure patients, according to a study in the Annals of Internal Medicine. Study abstract

Practice Management News

> Thanks to the healthcare environment's shift toward a value-based system with more emphasis on quality metrics and patient satisfaction than ever before, the role of the practice manager is evolving as well, according to an article from Renal & Urology News. Article

> Although physician burnout has been prevalent for years, a recent Daily Beast article denouncing medicine as "the most miserable profession" inspired a new chapter in the discussion throughout the medical community. Article

And Finally… Soothing the savage beast. Article