WASHINGTON - The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced that eleven states have received one-year federal grants totaling $13.6 million to develop plans for providing their uninsured citizens access to affordable healt
A study recently reported in the journal Circulation found that taking antibiotics is not an effective form of therapy for coronary heart disease, disputing two earlier studies from Argentina and England.
TAMPA, FL - St. Joseph's Hospital will be presenting and Infection Control Odyssey on February 2, 2001 from 8 am to 4:30 pm.
WASHINGTON - The Federation of American Hospitals is applauding the more than 200 members of Congress that have called on House leaders to address their concern that increasingly negative hospital margins across the nation are negatively
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) imposes extensive requirements on every aspect within healthcare.
WASHINGTON - Forty states may have to forfeit millions in federal funds, allocated for the healthcare of low-income children, because they failed to spend the money in the allotted time.
COVINGTON, GA - At a recent conference for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC), Judy Baker, BS, MT, (ASCP), CIC Infection Control Specialist for the Saint Francis Hospital in Memphis, Tenn., was presented with the B
In 1991, Becton, Dickinson and Company (BD) launched the original Safety Compliance Initiative in response to OSHA's Bloodborne Pathogens Standard. This initiative provided education and support to healthcare facilities on sharps safety.
QUINCY, MA - The nonprofit National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and TargetSafety.com have signed an exclusive strategic partnering agreement to deliver environmental health and safety training to public and private employers, effec
TORONTO - Data recently presented during the 40th Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC) in Toronto, Canada show that ZYVOX (linezolid injection, tablets and for oral suspension) may help some patients wi