10 most-read infection control stories in November

A potential hepatitis C exposure at a Utah hospital, hand hygiene survey findings and a Food and Drug Administration recall of scope-cleaning machines captured the attention of infection control and clinical quality readers in November.

The following are the 10 most popular infection control stories from Becker's Healthcare in the past month, starting with the most popular.

1. Where are the 34 Leapfrog 'F' hospitals?

2. Up to 4,800 patients potentially exposed to hepatitis C at Utah hospital

3. Hand hygiene in 2015: 7 findings

4. Joint Commission releases annual quality, safety report: 5 key takeaways

5. FDA orders recall of 2,800 scope-cleaning machines due to infection risk

6. 10 guiding principles for patient-centered care

7. Penn State Hershey Medical Center contacts 2,300 open-heart surgery patients who may be at risk of infection

8. Dirty endoscopes top ECRI's list of 10 health technology hazards for 2016

9. 6 North Carolina hospitals with the cleanest patient rooms, as reported by patients

10. 10 most common patient complaints, grievances with hospitals

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