1. Daily COVID-19 stats, state-by-state:
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11. Is your sterile processing department complying with the latest sterilization amendments? Learn what the changes mean for your facility during this live virtual discussion. Join here.
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1. Health IT survey: 5 expected and unexpected ways COVID-19 has reshaped hospital priorities. Click here to read more.
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3. The COVID-19 vaccine is here and patients have questions. Click here to ensure a smooth rollout with communication templates from this E-Book.