Ed Septimus, Author at Renal and Urology News

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Quality and Infection Prevention: Partnering for Improved Outcomes

Quality and Infection Prevention: Partnering for Improved Outcomes Introduction Prevention of healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) is considered the model for patient safety and quality of care. According to the Institute of Medicine(IOM) report “To Err is Human” in 1999, hospital adverse events including HAIs are responsible for 44,000-98,000 deaths annually in the United States (US). The…

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