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- CDC: U.S. hospitals have had 68 Ebola scares
Hospitals in the U.S. have dealt with Ebola scares at least 68 times over the last three weeks, according to a report from ABC News.
- OSHA fines Boston-area hospital for hazard violations
OSHA has penalized a hospital in the Boston area $28,000 for several violations of the agency’s bloodborne pathogens standard, according to a report from WBZ-TV.
- Red flashing lights improve hand hygiene compliance
Infection control experts are always looking for new ways to get healthcare workers to remember to wash their hands. It turns out one of the most effective is the same way the police get you to pull over—flashing red lights, according to a report in Outpatient Surgery magazine.
- Video shows floodwaters crashing into Nebraska hospital
If you’ve ever wondered what a flash flood can do to a hospital in a heartbeat, take a look at what happened at Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney, Nebraska.
- Joint Commission Sentinel Event Alert focuses on misuse of vials
New guidelines from The Joint Commission highlight key areas of concern and factors that contribute to the misuse of vials
- Doctors inside Emory's Ebola unit speak out
Doctors at the Atlanta hospital that received the country’s first-ever Ebola patients last week say their practice for just such a scenario over the last 10 years paid off, according to a report in Time Magazine.
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