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October 1, 2009

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  • National Patient Safety Goal on HAIs to be phased in by January: Are you ready?

    "What [Goal 7] is doing is... reminding us that more Americans are dying of these infections than breast cancer, motor vehicle incidents, and HIV infection combined in this country," says Stephen Weber, MD, associate professor in the section of infectious diseases and chief health care epidemiologist at the University of Chicago Medical Center and consultant with Joint Commission Resources.
  • Hospital looks at itself, culture to fight MDROs

    As part of its journey to prevent health care-associated infections, Florida Hospital's clinical excellence team asked staff what risks they saw. The answers they got were sometimes unexpected, but they helped the team understand the organization's culture and determine which fundamentals should be saved and which should be altered.
  • Doc speak: How to get them on board with quality

    It might feel like you're speaking a different language when you try to get physicians on board for your quality initiatives. And you actually are, according to one lawyer and health care consultant well versed on the topic.
  • How do they do it? Baylor has lowest HF readmissions

    When the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced it would publicly report hospitals' readmission and mortality rates for heart failure, heart attack, and pneumonia, Baylor University Medical Center (BUMC) was front and center.