Top 10 infection control, patient safety stories in January


A patient who died hours after being turned away from a Wisconsin hospital captured readers' attention the most in January.

Here are the 10 most-read stories from Becker's Clinical Leadership & Infection Control for the month, beginning with the most popular:

1. Patient dies hours after being turned away from Wisconsin hospital

2. 2 DMC hospitals at risk of losing Medicare contracts over infection control issues

3. Mount Carmel CEO: We should have acted faster with physician accused of fatal prescriptions

4. Second lawsuit filed against Ohio health system, physician charged with ordering fatal pain med doses

5. Colonoscopy patient's death sparks investigation at Missouri hospital

6. 9 states report high flu activity: 5 things to know

7. 23 Mount Carmel employees placed on leave amid patient death investigations

8. Massachusetts nurse stabbed by former patient urges hospital safety changes

9. 19 states report high flu activity: 5 things to know

10. 50 states ranked by amount of active nurses

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