Top 10 infection control stories, October 5-9

Salmonella sickening Henry Ford Hospital patients, the CDC adding new Prevention Epicenters and South Seminole Hospital cutting C. diff infections in half piqued the interest of infection control and clinical quality readers last week.

The following are the 10 most-read infection control and clinical quality articles from Becker's Hospital Review for the week of Oct. 5, starting with the most popular.

1. How 9 hospitals responded to Consumer Reports' ratings as worst in the country

2. 14 Henry Ford Hospital patients sickened from salmonella

3. NJ nurse administering flu shots accused of reusing syringes

4. How South Seminole Hospital cut C. diff infections in half

5. CDC adds 6 Prevention Epicenters to focus on germ spread in healthcare facilities

6. Ohio hospital fixes safety issues, will not lose Medicare contract

7. 13 hospitals earn quality leadership awards from UHS

8. Infection control experts announce 5 best practice recommendations for reducing antibiotic overuse

9. Multi-dose vials: What's the point?

10. NY Giants tight end hospitalized with MRSA, practice facilities disinfected

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