Quality control: As struggles with cost and quality continue, simple measures are worth a shot

May, David
September 2011
Modern Healthcare;9/12/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 37, p17
Trade Publication
The article discusses the importance of quality control in healthcare as struggles with costs and quality continue. A study published in the September 2011 issue of "Modern Heahtlcare" identified poor hand hygiene as a problem among health professionals. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends annual flu vaccination to reduce infection risk. Data from 2010-11 noted the percentage of healthcare workers at hospitals and long-term care facilities who got a flu shot.


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