Operating Room

Majority of U.S. Hospitals Do Not Meet Surgical Safety Standards

July 18, 2019

The Leapfrog Group, an independent national healthcare watchdog organization,?today released Safety In Numbers: The Leapfrog Group’s Report on High-Risk Surgeries Performed at American Hospitals.

Decolonization for S. aureus Before Hip and Knee Replacements Achieved Cost Savings and Fewer SSIs

July 12, 2019

While decolonization of Staphylococcus aureus reduces surgical site infection (SSI) rates following hip and knee arthroplasty, its cost-effectiveness is uncertain. Rennert-May, et al. (2019)