Keyword: American Journal of Infection Control
Since the release of "To Err is Human," hospitals and health systems have stepped up efforts to foster a culture of safety.
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.