Infections contracted by patients in Pennsylvania hospitals dropped nearly 8 percent from 2006 to 2007, according to new figures released today by Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council (PHC4).
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Medegen, a leading innovator in infusion therapy products, today announced that it has received 510(k) clearance from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its new MaxGuard™ Advanced Luer Activated Device featuring Agion® Antimicrobi
Pre-operative screening of patients for methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) may be an effective way to reduce infection rates following otolaryngic surgeries, according to new research published in the January 2009 issue of
The Oct. 1, 2008 deadline for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to end payment on hospital-acquired conditions which they deem “reasonably preventable” is now behind us.
The Committee to Reduce Infection Deaths (RID) announces it is calling on all hospitals in the
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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Could there be hidden areas of hospital-acquired infection (HAI) that are being overlooked?
Sometimes connecting the dots reveals a grim picture.