Top 10 infection control stories, June 19-23

An award-winning hand hygiene rap video, 100 patient safety benchmarks and the rising trend of dedicated sepsis nurses 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 June 19, starting with the most popular.

1. Investigation: Understaffing in OR contributed to 2 patient deaths at California hospital

2. Hand hygiene rap video takes home APIC Film Festival prize

3. 100 patient safety benchmarks | 2017

4. 5 ways providers can improve the care experience, as reported by patients

5. A new warrior in the sepsis fight: Dedicated sepsis nurses

6. US airmen potentially exposed to HIV, hepatitis due to improper scope sterilization

7. AORN experts respond to study on bouffant use and SSI rates

8. US News investigates low-volume congenital heart surgery programs: 6 key findings

9. 6 findings on antibiotic stewardship programs at US hospitals

10. Hospital value-based purchasing not linked to improved clinical process measures, study finds


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