Top 10 infection control stories, July 4-8

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An emerging, deadly yeast infection; a lawsuit over misdiagnosis and the unnecessary removal of an organ at University of Kansas hospital; and the conditions that kill the most Americans 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 July 4, starting with the most popular.

1. Top 55 hospitals patients would definitely recommend

2. Lawsuit claims misdiagnosis, unnecessary removal of organ and cover up at KU Hospital

3. Here are the conditions that kill most Americans, according to the CDC

4. CDC warns hospitals of emerging, deadly yeast infection: 7 things to know

5. CMS proposes eliminating pain management from HCAHPS payment score

6. Number of Zika cases in US nears 1,000; 7 babies born with Zika-related birth defects

7. CMS overall star ratings have 'several shortcomings,' analysis finds

8. FDA seeks to ensure safety, effectiveness of hand sanitizer

9. Super nose for superbugs: Canadian hospital hires C. diff-sniffing dog

10. To what extent does hourly rounding impact patient experience scores?

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