Healthcare News & Insights

Antibiotic resistance: Latest threats to hospitals & how to respond

Antibiotic resistance continues to be a significant problem. A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) highlights just how bad it’s gotten – and lets hospitals know which antibiotic-resistant “superbugs” they should be watching for next. 

CMS updates rules for Medicare, Medicaid participation: 3 highlights

There are several new changes coming from the feds that’ll affect your facility. A proposed rule from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will update several requirements that hospitals must follow to participate in Medicare and Medicaid. 

Antibiotic stewardship is key: Here’s why

Overprescribing antibiotics is a major issue in hospitals, and adopting an antibiotic stewardship program in your hospital is a smart move to cut back on problems – especially since it won’t be voluntary soon.