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Hospitals failing to put price transparency into practice

Almost 95% are still largely non-compliant with the rule, says survey

UF Health CEO passes away in jet ski accident

Dr. Leon Haley helped with the distribution of COVID-19 vaccines in Jacksonville

Healthcare data breaches in 2021 up by 185% from last year

Reported breaches increased 27% year-over-year in first six months of 2021

Intelerad to supply cloud-based imaging capabilities to LifeBridge Health

Expected to reduce administrative burdens and streamline workflow

COVID-19 restrictions push up death toll from breast cancer over the next decade

Delays in mammography reduced mammograms by up to 80%

Scammers in Peru arrested after charging COVID-19 patients $21,000 per bed in state-run hospital

Peru currently leads the world in COVID-19 deaths per 100,000 inhabitants

Prime Healthcare Services and associated doctors agree to $37.5 million in false claims settlement

Deal represents culmination of two separate whistleblower lawsuits

Oldest nurse in America retires after 70-year career

Florence Rigney worked primarily as an operating room nurse and filled in as a relief nurse

Opening BBB with MR-focused ultrasound affected by MR magnetic fields

Opening can decrease 3.3-fold to 11.7-fold depending on magnetic field strength

Canon to rebrand its health IT division

Will move its Vital Images subsidiary to under the Canon Medical umbrella

Infection Control Corner

How perfect storms sometimes create perfect opportunities

March 12, 2021

Looking at the silver lining in COVID-19

Changing hospital work practices — alert for construction workers

August 19, 2020

Infection control practices in the COVID-19 era

Legionella exposure is real and can happen anywhere

May 29, 2019

Understanding the uptick in cases, and how to stay safe

Flu vaccines for staffers are part of patient safety

August 29, 2018

An often overlooked part of infection control

Rural hospital patient safety benefits and survival prescription

June 20, 2018

In the rural setting, hospital infections are fewer

HAIs shrink as trend for outpatient facilities grows

April 06, 2018

An unanticipated benefit of spreading out the patient population

Reducing infections in young patients

March 20, 2018

There are special considerations to make when ensuring sanitary care for children

Assessing the indirect costs of HAIs

November 08, 2017

Internal costs from $25,000 to $45,000 per incident are only the beginning

The unique challenges of keeping the MR environment clean

October 06, 2017

Eliminating bacteria in the magnetically charged MR suite

Gene-editing technology may cure deadly diseases

September 13, 2017

Assessing the game-changing potential of CRISPR

Training and empowerment are the keys to providing quality care

August 11, 2017

Understanding strategies for reducing the rate of HAIs

CMS considers making hospital inspection outcomes public

July 14, 2017

Agencies are not uncovering as many violations as government inspectors are finding

Infection Control Corner: Bacteria hits the floor

June 09, 2017

Floors are an under-appreciated source of pathogen dissemination

Five new products and innovations to reduce the danger of infections

May 19, 2017

The focus on HAIs is having a clear impact on the medical marketplace

The HAI tipping point has been reached

February 08, 2017

Change is required immediately