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Sink Traps are Surprising Source of Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria in ICU

October 7, 2018

During a nationwide outbreak of healthcare-associated infections of an antibiotic-resistant bacteria, an Israeli hospital traced repeated infections of patients in its intensive care unit (ICU) to an unexpected source--sink traps, according to a study published today in Infection Control & Ho

AOHP Recognizes 2018 Award Winners

September 28, 2018

The Association of Occupational Health Professionals in Healthcare (AOHP) announces the winners of its annual recognition program for leaders and innovators in the field of occupational health in healthcare.

AHE Announces 2018 Recognition Awards

September 28, 2018

The Association for the Health Care Environment (AHE) of the American Hospital Association announces the recipients of the 2018 Recognition Awards for excellence in caring for the environment, volunteerservice, mentorship and environmenta

Study Leads To Changes in Reporting Patient Safety Concerns

September 21, 2018

In a case study published online last week in Academic Medicine, an international team of researchers led by the University of Cambridge and Johns Hopkins Medicine looked at what prevented employees from raising concerns.