Study says privacy curtains often contaminated with superbugs

Researchers also found bedside curtain contamination was linked to patients becoming colonized with MRSA and VRE

4/23/2019


FDA issues final rule on hand sanitizers

The rule says certain active ingredients are not allowed to be used

4/23/2019


Study says petting zoos are breeding grounds for drug-resistant superbugs

Petting zoos can result in shedding and transmission of multi-drug resistant pathogens

4/23/2019


Specifying portable cooling based on facility needs

Managers need to understand cooling needs and equipment requirements

4/23/2019







SC laws under scrutiny after two hospital shootings in two days

Current laws do little to deter patients from lashing out at healthcare workers and should be reformed

4/22/2019



Legionnaires' cases increasing

The number of people with Legionnaires’ disease grew by nearly five times from 2000-2017, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

4/22/2019


SC hospital shootings highlight violence in healthcare facilities

Advocates say the culture tells employees danger is 'just part of a job'

4/22/2019


Three tips to better understand HIPAA compliance

Healthcare organizations that run afoul of HIPAA risk exposing patient data and big fines.

4/22/2019


Security tightening at hospitals

Some facilities have moved to increase security due to local and even internal incidents

4/22/2019








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