October 16, 2017
Healthcare Quality Week, sponsored by the National Association for Healthcare Quality (NAHQ), is celebrated October 15–21, 2017. This event recognizes clinical and non-clinical quality professionals who contribute to excellence in health care quality.
September 27, 2017
The U.S. Senate unanimously approved bipartisan legislation that will improve health outcomes for Medicare beneficiaries living with chronic conditions and also will lower costs.
August 04, 2017
“Antibiotic Use in the United States, 2017—Progress and Opportunities”, a new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), describes how antibiotics have saved millions of lives during the years in treating bacterial infections. The report, however, also highlights ways that the overuse or misuse of antibiotics has contributed to the development of superbugs (highly resistant bacteria), serious infections such as Clostridium difficile (CDI), poor patient outcomes, and increased patient care costs.
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