Healthcare News & Insights

Study: Nurses, doctors put their own safety above patients’

Health care providers aren’t any better than the general public when it comes to hand-hygiene, according to the latest research.

New badges track which staffers are — and aren’t — washing their hands

Following hand-washing protocols is one of the easiest — and most often ignored — ways to keep infections from spreading. But staffers may balk at the newest solution to this problem.

Case study: What’s really working to reduce hospital-acquired infections

Evidence shows the most effective weapons against a variety of hospital-acquired infections are incredibly low-tech.

Half of staffers will refuse H1N1 vaccine

New surveys indicate that up to half of health care workers plan to refuse the H1N1 flu vaccine — a step that could have huge repercussions for your own facility and the general public.

Half of your staffers will refuse the H1N1 flu vaccine — how to handle it

New surveys indicate that up to half of health care workers plan to refuse the H1N1 flu vaccine — a step that could have huge repercussions for your own facility and the general public.

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