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Hand washing: How one hospital achieved nearly 100% compliance

While hospital staffers know that good hand hygiene is the best bet for cutting down on germs, it may not always be their biggest priority. One hospital came up with a unique, multifaceted strategy for boosting hand-washing rates.

Study: ICU patients suffer with depression

One-third of patients admitted to an intensive care unit (ICU) develop depression that causes physical symptoms rather than the typical psychological signs, a new study finds. 

Are you ready for robots working in the ER?

Robot medical techs could be the latest trend in Emergency Department management, if a proposal by Vanderbilt University Medical Center gains any traction.