Porter Adventist Hospital infection breach linked to human error

The breach came from the tools not being cleaned properly and potentially containing bioburden

4/23/2018


Patients at S.C. hospital develop waterborne bacterial infection after surgery

Twenty-seven women who needed surgery at Roper Hospital in 2016 and 2017 developed a bacterial infection

4/23/2018


Violence prevention plans now mandatory in Calif. hospitals

California is the first state to require plans in all acute-care hospitals and skilled-nursing facilities

4/23/2018


Mo. nursing home cited after three residents found outside in freezing temperatures

Inspectors: Autumn View Gardens assisted living facility in Creve Coeur put residents in imminent danger

4/23/2018


E. Coli outbreaks found in seven states

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is reporting 17 cases

4/23/2018


N.Z. healthcare facility vulnerable to earthquakes

One of Hawke's Bay Hospital's newest buildings, just 14 years old, was found to be at risk

4/23/2018







Fla. healthcare facility makes ER more soothing to seniors

Features include dimmed lighting, a more comfortable bed, music and a larger call button

4/20/2018



Colorado Health Department confirms surgical infections at Porter

Agency says links to sterilization flaws unclear

4/20/2018


Partially-used oxygen canisters in 'full' rack now allowed by Joint Commission

Racks and signs will have to be adjusted to meet the new requirements

4/20/2018


Predictive maintenance technologies support reliable operations

These strategies can provide a true condition assessment of the equipment

4/20/2018


Maintaining security with contract cleaning staff

Improved and standardized security checks urged

4/20/2018








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