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Subject: Special ASC Infection Control Edition: What's the point of multi-dose vials? | 10 most popular hand hygiene stories | Cementing OR change | Bad boss? 5 things to consider
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August 1, 2014
Today's Top Stories

1. Multi-dose vials: What's the point? Full story
2. 10 most popular hand hygiene stories for July Full story


3. CDC launches number certification look-up tool  
4. Whitepaper: 10.5 Ideas to Thrive in an EHR World - While implementing an electronic health record seems to be an end in itself, rolling out an EHR is one of the many building blocks for digital platform that can change how healthcare is delivered. This paper gives ideas that can help doctors, clinicians and administrators save time (and money) in an EHR world, as EHR-based practices become the accepted norm. Download the whitepaper here.


5. Can flashing lights increase hand hygiene compliance?  
6. Making change stick in the OR Full story  

Speaker spotlight: Michael Lilly, director of population health solutions, Skylight Healthcare Systems, speaking on the topic: "The Technology of Prescription: Improve Outcomes with Patient Engagement Technology and Patient-Reported Status," at the Becker's ASC 21st Annual Meeting.
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8. Could a new fabric be the answer to the HAI fight? Full story 


9. Carolinas Medical Center isolates patient who recently went to Africa Full story   


10. Lakeland Regional Medical Center fears infected surgical instruments, cancels surgery Full story 
11. Think you have a bad boss? 5 things to consider
12. Becker's ASC Review is compiling two lists: one of ASCs adding spine procedures and one of women leaders in the ASC industry. For more information or to make a recommendation for either list, please contact Carrie Pallardy at
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