They Need to Know

Runy, Lee Ann
November 2006
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Nov2006, Vol. 80 Issue 11, p16
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The article reports on the 2006 Save Lives Now campaign that focuses on infection control. Begun in 2005, the series outlines relatively low-cost and simple steps hospitals can take to eliminate preventable deaths among patients. The key to patient involvement in infection control is education, according to Betsy McCaughey, former lieutenant governor for New York state and founder and chairwoman of the Committee to Reduce Infection Deaths, a New York-based nonprofit organization.


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