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Pressing Fast Forward on Patient Safety: CDC Announces $26 million for Prevention Epicenters

June 27, 2016

Posted on June 27, 2016 by CDC’s Safe Healthcare Blog Authors: Mary Hayden MD and William Trick MD, Joint Principal Investigators, Chicago Prevention and Intervention Epicenter at Rush University Medical Center and Cook County Health and Hospitals System For more than 20 years, our colleagues in Chicago and we have been working to combat antibiotic …

Pressing Fast Forward on Patient Safety: CDC Announces $26 million for Prevention Epicenters

June 27, 2016

On CDC’s Safe Healthcare Blog, Epicenter Principal Investigators Drs. Mary Hayden and William Trick discuss how their organizations are accelerating practical patient safety and antibiotic resistance research. From studying the best way to clean patients’ skin to figuring out how gut bacteria affect a patient’s risk of getting a drug-resistant infection – the Chicago Prevention …

Pressing Fast Forward on Patient Safety: CDC Announces $26 million for Prevention Epicenters

June 27, 2016

On CDC’s Safe Healthcare Blog, Epicenter Principal Investigators Drs. Mary Hayden and William Trick discuss how their organizations are accelerating practical patient safety and antibiotic resistance research. From studying the best way to clean patients’ skin to figuring out how gut bacteria affect a patient’s risk of getting a drug-resistant infection – the Chicago Prevention …

Pressing Fast Forward on Patient Safety: CDC Announces $26 million for Prevention Epicenters

June 27, 2016

On CDC’s Safe Healthcare Blog, Epicenter Principal Investigators Drs. Mary Hayden and William Trick discuss how their organizations are accelerating practical patient safety and antibiotic resistance research. From studying the best way to clean patients’ skin to figuring out how gut bacteria affect a patient’s risk of getting a drug-resistant infection – the Chicago Prevention …

This 5-Part Program Helped Us Maintain the Safest Environment for Our At-Risk Patients

June 16, 2016

Legionella pneumophila Guest Author: John Letson, Vice President Plant Operations, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) has a 470 inpatient bed hospital, outpatient clinics, and research facility headquartered on the upper east side of Manhattan, with additional outpatient treatment centers in Brooklyn; Long Island; Westchester County, New York; and New …

This 5-Part Program Helped Us Maintain the Safest Environment for Our At-Risk Patients

June 16, 2016

On CDC’s Safe Healthcare Blog, John Letson, VP of plant operations at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK), presents part one of a two-part series about the need to reduce Legionnaires’ disease. He highlights the successes MSK has had using a five-part program. Legionnaires’ disease in the U.S. increased nearly 300% from 2000 through 2014. …

This 5-Part Program Helped Us Maintain the Safest Environment for Our At-Risk Patients

June 16, 2016

On CDC’s Safe Healthcare Blog, John Letson, VP of plant operations at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK), presents part one of a two-part series about the need to reduce Legionnaires’ disease. He highlights the successes MSK has had using a five-part program. Legionnaires’ disease in the U.S. increased nearly 300% from 2000 through 2014. …

This 5-Part Program Helped Us Maintain the Safest Environment for Our At-Risk Patients

June 16, 2016

On CDC’s Safe Healthcare Blog, John Letson, VP of plant operations at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK), presents part one of a two-part series about the need to reduce Legionnaires’ disease. He highlights the successes MSK has had using a five-part program. Legionnaires’ disease in the U.S. increased nearly 300% from 2000 through 2014. …

Preventing Legionnaires’ Disease in Healthcare Facilities Part 1: This 5-Part Program Helped Us Maintain the Safest Environment for Our At-Risk Patients

June 14, 2016

John Letson, Vice President Plant Operations, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Guest Author: John Letson, Vice President Plant Operations, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Since being discovered, Legionnaires’ disease continues to make vulnerable populations sick with severe pneumonia. This month’s Vital Signs report focuses on the continued rise of Legionnaires’ disease in the U.S., deficiencies …

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