Top 10 infection control stories, June 6-10

Infections linked to dirty scopes at Huntington Hospital, timeout tips and a possible tuberculosis exposure at a Minnesota health system 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 June 6, starting with the most popular.

1. Dirty scopes infect 16 Huntington Hospital patients including 11 who died

2. University Hospitals' organ transplant program put on probation

3. Ditch the flowers and balloons: Why hospitals want families to leave gifts at home

4. National Time Out Day 2016: 4 timeout tips and things to know

5. Muhammad Ali's death puts Parkinson's, septic shock in spotlight

6. Minnesota health system warns 141 patients of potential TB exposure

7. Avoiding a dirty scope crisis: 5 steps to improve quality assurance with enhanced visual inspection

8. Can patients select better care based on star ratings alone? The data is murky

9. Body-worn hand hygiene system increases hand decontamination

10. 10 recent infection control preventionist hospital job openings

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