The increased prevalence of hospital-associated C. difficile infections is thought to be tied to higher...
Critically ill children brought to hospital EDs unprepared for pediatric emergencies are three times more likely to die than at hospitals well-equipped to care for them.
To protect patients from infection, the FDA now recommends healthcare facilities transition to duodenoscopes with disposable parts.
For stroke patients who undergo ...
A new EPA regulation banning the sewering of hazardous waste pharmaceuticals that goes into effect August 21.
Conducting a sepsis screening during emergency medical service transport to an emergency department reduces time to treatment.
The Joint Commission (TJC) this week issued a new Sentinel Event Alert (SEA #61) warning of the risks to patients...
On July 24, The Joint Commission (TJC) released free materials as part of its Speak Up to Prevent Falls campaign.
Multiple violations of injection safety and infection prevention practices contributed to a 2017 outbreak of septic arthritis at a New Jersey outpatient facility
TJC posted two blog items this July, one on providing trauma informed care to patients who’ve been abused and the other on identifying human trafficking victims.