Zero Hospital-Acquired Infections? Believe It.

Philip Betbeze, July 13, 2017 Philip Betbeze is the senior leadership editor at HealthLeaders Media. Convincing clinicians that getting to zero infections is possible, says one CQO. It requires a culture change, adherence to evidence-based practice, and leadership. Danielle Scheurer, MD, [...]

2017-07-19T15:24:30-05:00July 19th, 2017|Health News|

Heartburn Drugs May Increase Risk of Early Death

By NICHOLAS BAKALAR  JULY 5, 2017  NYTIMES-Well Section Proton pump inhibitors, or P.P.I.s, the widely used heartburn medicines, may increase the risk of early death, a new study reports. P.P.I.s, sold over the counter under such brand names as Nexium and [...]

2017-07-12T14:45:49-05:00July 12th, 2017|Health News|

Multiple Recurring C. Diff. on the Rise

John Commins, is a senior editor at HealthLeaders  Media. July 5, 2017 Researchers say the findings point to an increased burden on the healthcare system, including more demand for new treatments for recurrent CDI. The most promising of these new treatments [...]

2017-07-05T15:32:00-05:00July 5th, 2017|Health News|