Top 10 infection control stories, July 24-28

A court decision ordering Olympus to pay Seattle-based Virginia Mason Medical Center $6.6 million for its role in a superbug outbreak, six Staphylococcus aureus infections linked to poor hand hygiene at a South Carolina pain clinic and five interventions to reduce surgical delays in the intensive care unit most captured the attention of readers last week.

Here are the 10 most-read articles from Becker's Infection Control & Clinical Quality for the week of July 24, starting with the most popular.

1. Manager didn't enforce sick day policy: Chipotle's explanation for norovirus outbreak

2. Olympus to pay Virginia Mason $6.6M for role in superbug outbreak: 7 things to know

3. 3 quality measures that most influence overall HCAHPS scores

4. Poor hand hygiene linked to 6 staph infections, 1 death at SC pain clinic

5. Suicide investigation at NC psych hospital finds staff failed to properly monitor patients

6. 7 waterborne pathogens to know

7. 10 states with top rural critical access hospitals

8. Lucile Packard Children's head of patient experience answers 5 Q's on $1.1B patient-centered expansion

9. 16 multistate Salmonella outbreaks linked to microbiology labs

10. Study: 5-point intervention cuts surgical ICU days by nearly 5%

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