As part of Sepsis Awareness Month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is encouraging patients and health care professionals to share educational materials from its Get Ahead of Sepsis campaign, which emphasizes the importance of early recognition, timely treatment, reassessment of antibiotic needs, and prevention of infections that can lead to sepsis. The materials include a new quiz that allows patients to test their sepsis knowledge.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Friday released an update to its 1998 guidelines to prevent and control infection in the health care workplace,…
The House Energy and Commerce Committee last night approved a revised version of the Lower Prescription Drug Costs Now Act.
The Food and Drug Administration approved a record high 1,171 generic drugs in fiscal year 2019, the agency said today.
In this AHA Stat blog, Robyn Begley, AHA senior vice president and CEO of the American Organization for Nursing Leadership, discusses how hiring and empowering…
The AHA and six other organizations today submitted comments to the Drug Enforcement Administration on its proposed rule regarding controlled substances quotas.
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The University Medical Center of El Paso treated 15 victims after a shooting at a nearby store in August. Staff credit training for their quick and calm…