Best Practices

Study Finds U.S. Hospitals Are not Following Policies Proven to Prevent Life-Threatening Infections – A Call to Action

A study by the Columbia University School of Nursing found that while most hospitals have evidence-based policies on file for…

Multiple Outbreaks of a ‘Nightmarish Bacteria’ Linked to Contaminated Endoscopes in the U.S and Europe: Has a ‘Smoking Gun’ Been Found?

A popular Sunday morning television news show aired a segment on January 15, 2014, that provided helpful advice about a…

Risk of Disease Transmission during Cystoscopy: Discussion of a Specific Error in Maine

December 5, 2013 —A hospital in Maine (USA) confirmed today a medical error — namely, that it had been improper…