Top 10 infection control stories for August

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Seven likely health ramifications after Hurricane Harvey, improperly cleaned endoscopes at Buffalo (N.Y.) Veterans Affairs Medical Center and patient safety issues at Seattle-based Swedish Health's Cherry Hill campus piqued the interest of readers last month.

The 10 most popular stories from Becker's Infection Control & Clinical Quality in August are listed below, beginning with the most popular.

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

2. Swedish Health's Cherry Hill campus at risk of losing Medicare, Medicaid funding

3. Letter exposes mistakes that led to United Medical Center obstetrics ward shutdown

4. Hershey Medical Center cited for infractions linked to death of 6-year-old patient

5. 8 dead in San Diego County hepatitis A outbreak

6. Floodwater injuries, mold and more: 7 likely health ramifications after Hurricane Harvey

7. 500+ patients potentially infected by dirty endoscopes at Buffalo VA Medical Center

8. Press Ganey releases first quality indicator to measure assaults on nurses

9. Are physicians, nurses obligated to protect patients during an active shooter event?

10. Swedish Health CEO Dr. Guy Hudson overhauls concurrent surgery policy

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