Monthly Archives: October 2010

New CMS Rule on Infection Reporting

If hospitals see more revenue from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) next year, they may owe a thank-you to the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) – and their own infection prevention pros. Continue reading

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Dr. Attai on New Breast Cancer Report

A new report in the journal Breast Cancer Research underscores the value of exercising, avoiding obesity and moderating alcohol intake. Breast surgeon Deanna Attai, M.D. notes that the research points toward these factors and lowering breast cancer risk – even … Continue reading

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IV Journal Launches, on the Cutting Edge

Here’s further evidence that vascular access and infection control remain cutting-edge efforts in medicine. At a time that is witnessing the death of many publications, including several in the healthcare trade media, a new publication covering intravenous care has been … Continue reading

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