Top 10 infection control stories, Aug. 7-11

Press Ganey's first quality indicator to measure assaults on nurses, five thoughts from Peter Pronovost, MD, and colleagues on why hospitals need standards for reporting quality measures, and improperly sterilized podiatry equipment at Winnebago (Neb.) Hospital captured the attention of readers last week.

 Here are the 10 most read articles from Becker's Infection Control & Clinical Quality for the week of Aug. 7, starting with the most popular.

1. CMS to punish more than 2.5k hospitals for 30-day readmissions: 7 things to know

2. Press Ganey releases first quality indicator to measure assaults on nurses

3. Swedish Health CEO Dr. Guy Hudson overhauls concurrent surgery policy

4. CDC quarantines surgical gowns at center of '60 Minutes' investigation

5. Why hospitals need standards for reporting quality measures: 5 thoughts from Dr. Peter Pronovost and colleagues

6. CMS backs off proposal to make hospital accreditor investigations public: 5 things to know

7. Bacteria goes viral: Woman's Facebook post claims exposure to flesh-eating bacteria at Myrtle Beach

8. FDA tells NYC fertility physician to stop marketing 3-parent babies

9. Improperly sterilized podiatry instrument potentially exposes Winnebago Hospital patients to HIV, hepatitis

10. Pro-vaccine messages can backfire, study finds

 

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