October 15, 2012 | By: Calevir
Meningitis from steroid injection medication continues to be a concern with 205 cases in 14 states, resulting in 15 deaths thus far. The medications were distributed to 23 states. The CDC provides the details and the latest information: http://www.cdc.gov/HAI/outbreaks/meningitis.html
“Multistate Fungal Meningitis Outbreak Investigation.” Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; dated 15 Oct, 2012. Web. http://www.cdc.gov/HAI/outbreaks/meningitis.html
Transparency is one of the biggest challenges in changing patient safety culture. Frank Federico, VP at IHI, shares viewpoints in his recent blog. Remember the CANDOR toolkit (noted in his blog) is ava
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published safety information to heighten awareness about infections associated with heater-cooler devices used during open-chest cardiac surgical procedures that
Becker’s Hospital Review – FREE WEBINAR REGISTER! Monday, August 8, 2016 | 1:00pm – 2:00pm CDT Hospitals are struggling to recruit and retain quality surgeons and nurses. The role of the
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