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Two Virginia hospitals receive first ID risk management certification

October 30, 2014

Sentara Leigh and Sentara Virginia Beach hospitals are the first two hospitals to receive the DNV Healthcare Centers for Excellence infection mitigation management certification.

DNV, a global certification organization, partnered with the hospitals to develop strategies to reduce infection and implement control measures above those required by current regulations.

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Main source of S. aureus differed for community- and hospital-acquired infections

October 21, 2014
PHILADELPHIA — Data presented at IDWeek 2014 suggest soft tissue infections are the main source in community-acquired Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream…
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Two-thirds of eligible hospital patients refused flu vaccine

October 20, 2014
PHILADELPHIA — Nearly two-thirds of eligible hospital patients refused influenza vaccinations, according to data presented at IDWeek 2014.Researchers from…
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Broad-spectrum antimicrobial use common across US hospitals

October 17, 2014
The use of broad-spectrum antimicrobial drugs, including piperacillin-tazobactam and vancomycin, was common in US acute care hospitals, even when treating…
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'Wake Up and Breathe' protocol decreased VAEs

October 17, 2014
PHILADELPHIA — Deverick Anderson, MD, MPH, associate professor of medicine at Duke University, discusses results…
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