October 15, 2018
This week HAP, Pennsylvania hospitals, and the health care community worldwide are observing International Infection Prevention Week, October 14–20, 2018. This year’s theme is "Protecting Patients Everywhere." Infection prevention practices should not only occur in acute care hospitals but also in outpatient areas such as doctor’s offices, clinics, surgical centers, and behavioral health and rehabilitation hospitals.
September 28, 2018
The Pennsylvania Senate and House of Representatives both adopted a resolution in their respective chambers recognizing September 2018 as “Sepsis Awareness Month” in Pennsylvania.
September 25, 2018
The National Council for Behavioral Health’s Medical Director Institute has released a report estimating that half of people on any medication fail to take it as prescribed. Changing this pattern could lead to cost savings and better care management.
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