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Hospital Cleanliness

Better Hygiene at Public Bathrooms Than Hospitals?

Michael L. Millenson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michael L. Millenson

Even the worst guys in the worst bathroom -- just 65 percent of men at Turner Field washed their hands -- represented a stellar record of sterility compared to U.S. hospitals.

Empty Promises For Patients

Betsy McCaughey | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Betsy McCaughey

A new policy announced in Washington D.C. on October 8 was billed as a huge step forward in patient safety. The truth is that it will do almost nothing to prevent infections that kill more than 100,000 patients a year.