Top 10 infection control stories, Dec. 19-23

Hospitals being punished by Medicare for high infection rates, the Food and Drug Administration panning powdered gloves and the CDC's public health threats in focus for next year captured the attention of readers last week.

The following are the 10 most-read articles from Becker's Infection Control & Clinical Quality for the week of Dec. 19, starting with the most popular.

1. 769 hospitals see Medicare payments cut over high HAC rates: 7 things to know

2. FDA bans powdered gloves: New rule effective in January

3. CDC's public health threats in focus for 2017

4. FDA approves new 1-hour MRSA test

5. Female physician patients have lower death & readmission rates, study finds

6. Dead rodents, insects found near dental equipment in Pennsylvania office

7. 5 ICU room design strategies for patient safety

8. Patients in worst hospitals 3 times more likely to die, study concludes

9. Yelp and patient experience — the value of unstructured reviews

10. Mouthwash can kill gonorrhea, study finds

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