Amy Novotney

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Silver-coated catheters reduce CAUTIs

Switching from a standard urinary catheter to one that's silver-alloy and hydrogel-coated cut symptomatic catheter-associated urinary tract infection rates in half, according to a study led by James Lederer, M.D., vice president of clinical improvement at Novant Health in North Carolina.

Liquid bandage heals wound by taking SMART approach

Liquid bandage heals wound by taking SMART approach

International researchers have teamed up to create a liquid bandage that maps oxygen concentrations in skin wounds.

Improved voice recognition may be a boon for providers

Improved voice recognition may be a boon for providers

Scientists are working to teach computers to recognize not only words but also the myriad meanings, subtleties and attitudes those words can convey.

Online tool helps providers target ICD-10 preparations

Online tool helps providers target ICD-10 preparations

As providers get back into gear for the ICD-10 changes to hit in 2015, researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago have developed a free online tool to help healthcare facilities determine where more time and effort will be needed to prepare for the transition.

Spreading too thin?

Spreading too thin?

Lenders encourage facility operators to think twice before pursing alternative models of care; 'jack-of-all-trades' a challenging label to embrace

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