Top 10 infection control stories, July 31-Aug. 4

Eight deaths related to a hepatitis A outbreak in San Diego County, three strategies to improve hospital star ratings and a Seattle man infected with flesh-eating bacteria linked to supermarket fish tanks piqued the interest of readers last week.

Here are the 10 most read articles from Becker's Infection Control & Clinical Quality for the week of July 31, starting with the most popular.

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

2. 8 dead in San Diego County hepatitis A outbreak

3. Do patients really need to take their full course of antibiotics? 4 thoughts

4. Scabies outbreak affects more than 20 employees, 2 patients at Lahey Health hospital

5. Norovirus, Mumps, E.Coli: 5 recent and ongoing outbreaks

6. Florida identifies 1st case of sexually transmitted Zika for 2017

7. 3 ways to improve your hospital's star rating

8. Ralph Nader's nonprofit looks to halt NIH-backed heart attack study

9. Lawmakers call for patient safety investigation at Illinois VA hospital

10.Seattle man infected with flesh-eating bacteria linked to supermarket fish tanks

 

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