Top 10 infection control stories, Nov. 13-17

Equipment issues that forced Annandale, Va.-based Inova Fairfax Hospital to cancel 150 surgeries, the identification of a hormone that fights sepsis and Press Ganey's 2017 nursing report captured the interest of readers last week.

Here are the 10 most-read articles from Becker's Clinical Leadership & Infection Control for the week of Nov. 13, starting with the most popular.

1. Inova Fairfax Hospital cancels up to 150 surgeries over mechanical issues with equipment

2. Study: Readmission reduction program increases mortality in Medicare heart failure patients

3. Researchers identify hormone to fight sepsis

4. Top 10 infection control stories, Nov. 6-10

5. 85% of patients, providers say healthcare costs are disproportionate to quality

6. 42 states receive 'F' for physician quality transparency

7. Surgeons use stem cells to replace 80% of child's damaged skin

8. Joint Commission recognizes 15 hospitals, health systems for contributions to quality data reporting

9. Press Ganey releases 2017 nursing report: 5 things to know

10. Study: Hospitals with positive cultures linked to better heart attack survival rates

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