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- Joint Commission looks for public comment on patient blood management performance measures
The Joint Commission seeks public comment on a set of draft patient blood management performance measures.
- At least 15 Ebola victims flown to U.S. for care
At least 15 Americans exposed to Ebola from a single, infected U.S. healthcare worker have been brought back to the United States for treatment, according to NBC News.
- FDA recommends tighter controls on reusable medical devices
The Food and Drug Administration last week released new recommendations to prevent infections from reusable medical devices like the ones that recently led to superbug outbreaks in several hospitals.
- Joint Commission revises post-survey processes
The Joint Commission has revised its post-survey processes for rendering decisions of Accreditation with Follow-up Survey and Preliminary Denial of Accreditation.
- Report: Minnesota hospitals made more errors but had fewer deaths in 2014
A new report about Minnesota’s adverse event reporting system found that the state’s hospitals reported an increase in errors last year but the lowest number of deaths since 2011.
- CRE outbreaks lead to FDA warning on duodenoscopes
The Food and Drug Administration last week issued a warning about duodenoscopes, which are linked to a recent superbug outbreak in a Los Angeles hospital that killed two patients.
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Joint Commission releases annual report on quality and safety
ASHE publishes comparison of accreditation organizations
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