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Hospital Acquired Infection

We Have No Idea How Many People Die From Superbug Infections

Reuters | Anna Almendrala | Posted 09.09.2016 | Healthy Living

By Ryan McNeill, Deborah J. Nelson and Yasmeen Abutaleb RICHMOND, Va. (Reuters) - Josiah Cooper-Pope, born 15 weeks premature, did fine in the neonata...

Dirty Medical Instruments Linked To More Than 250 'Superbug' Infections

Associated Press | Erin Schumaker | Posted 01.14.2016 | Healthy Living

SEATTLE (AP) -- At least 250 people, mostly in the U.S., were sickened with life-threatening "superbug" infections linked to contaminated medical scop...

Fewer Patients Dying From Hospital Errors Since Obamacare Started

The Huffington Post | Jonathan Cohn | Posted 12.01.2015 | Politics

Hospitals have cut down on deadly medical errors, saving around 87,000 lives since 2010, according to a new government report. Pinning down the preci...