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Posts from the ‘Infection’ Category

27
Jul

Hospital Infection Deaths Caused by Ignorance and Neglect, Survey Finds

Deadly yet easily preventable bloodstream infections continue to plague American hospitals because facility administrators fail to commit resources and attention to the problem, according to a survey of medical professionals released Monday.

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18
Jun

WASCA’s Response to JAMA Study

WASCA STATEMENT RE: JUNE 9, 2010 JAMA ARTICLE

For Attribution to William Portuese, MD
President, Washington Ambulatory Surgery Center Association

The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) recently reported on a pilot study concerning adherence to new infection control practices prescribed by the Centers for Disease Control and…
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9
Jun

ASC Industry Response to JAMA Study

The Ambulatory Surgery Center Industry Responds to Study in the Journal of the
American Medical Association.

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9
Jun

JAMA Study

Infection Control Assessment of Ambulatory Surgical Centers.

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10
Mar

Revised Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) Infection Control Surveyor Worksheets

The CMS Center for Medicaid and State Operations/Survey and Certification Group released a memo March 5, 2010, regarding Revised Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) Infection Control Surveyor Worksheets. Click here for the revised Infection Control Worksheets…
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24
Feb

Hospital infections killed 48,000, report shows

Pneumonia and blood-borne infections caught in U.S. hospitals killed 48,000 patients and cost $8.1 billion in 2006, according to a report released on Monday.

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