Keyword: American Journal of Infection Control
A Moody’s analyst has warned that CHS’ $262 million fraud settlement could “severely weaken” the system, plus more healthcare headlines.
A new study spotlights the mental health impacts of hospital-acquired infections, plus more healthcare headlines.
Leadership rounds can encourage conversation with frontline staff on crucial issues, and a study suggests that could lead to better infection control.
A new study signals a lack of progress despite numerous reports of superbug outbreaks and patient deaths, experts say.
Alcohol-related emergency department visits increased between 2006 and 2014, plus more new research.
Relying on EHRs for integrated sepsis care protocols could have unintended consequences, including a rise in superbug infections.
When patients remind doctors about hand hygiene it improves compliance rates, but physicians don't necessarily welcome the suggestion.
None of the doctors in a recent study bothered to clean their stethoscopes between patients.
Therapy animals can substantially benefit patients, but many healthcare facilities lack guidelines and best practices to ensure safety.
The floors and sinks in hospital rooms may pose infection risks, ones that could be overlooked when trying to control the spread of disease.