10 most popular infection control stories in December

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CMS penalizing hospitals for high infection rates, Leapfrog naming its Top Hospitals and the Food and Drug Administration banning powdered gloves captured the attention of readers in the last month.

 

The following are the 10 most popular stories from Becker's Infection Control & Clinical Quality from the past month, starting with the most popular.

1. Patient body left in shower for 9+ hours at Fla. VA hospital, report finds

2. The 241 hospitals punished 3 years in a row for high infection rates

3. 769 hospitals see Medicare payments cut over high HAC rates: 7 things to know

4. Leapfrog names 2016 Top Hospitals: 7 things to know

5. St. Francis Hospital warns 3,000 patients of potential heater-cooler-related infections

6. FDA bans powdered gloves — new rule effective in January

7. 4 requests nurses have for Trump: Takeaways from ANA's open letter

8. 4 Oklahoma veterans' nursing home staff resign after maggots found in patient's wound

9. 2 VA staff members fired after veteran's body left in shower for 9+ hours

10. CDC's 7 public health threats in focus for 2017

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