|News & Analysis|
March 8, 2011
1. Room Assignment Linked to Higher Risk of C. Diff Infection.
2. 6 Best Practices for a Successful Surgery Center Infection Control Program.
Written by Mary Sturm and Daren Smith of Surgical Management Professionals
3. Contaminated Surfaces, Skin Sites Equally Likely to Cause MRSA Contamination.
4. 11 Infection Prevention and Control Guidelines for Computers in Patient Care Areas.
Written by Sue Barnes of Kaiser Permanente and Tom Weaver of APIC.5. Patient Safety Tool: Guide for Patients When Leaving Your Facility. 6. AHA: Hospital-Acquired Penalties Would Overlap. 7. Study: Safety Tools, Checklists Not Enough to Improve Patient Outcomes. 8. Mayo Clinic: Limits on Resident Workload Could Hurt Continuity of Care. 9. OSHA Budget Targeted for Significant Cuts by Congressional Republicans. 10. Joint Commission Publishes First 2011 Issue of Ambulatory Advisor.
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