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- Smoke causes evacuation of Atlanta hospital
A portion of a hospital in Marietta, Georgia was evacuated Sept. 16 after a fire was reported on the third floor, according to a report from WSB-TV.
- A "red-flag approach" to managing EHR safety
Advancements in health IT may have unintended consequences for patient safety
- Study: What makes patients turn violent?
A new study aims to avert patient attacks on healthcare workers by identifying the situations most likely to lead to a physical conflict, according to a report from Reuters.
- CDC: Treat all body fluids as infected with Ebola
In an attempt to keep Ebola patients from reaching the U.S., the CDC has issued a new warning to airlines, advising them to treat all body fluids as infectious, even on domestic flights, according to a report in the Washington Examiner.
- As antibiotic resistance worsens, a more focused, aggressive approach may be necessary
In light of a 2014 WHO report, one infectious disease expert is calling for more stringent oversight along with aggressive stewardship
- Benefits of a continuity of operations program
Editor's note: Guest columnist Philip Niemer talks about lessons learned from continuity of operations (COOP) healthcare integration. Niemer is the director of operational continuity and emergency management at Children's Hospital Colorado.
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