Health-record alert system greatly lowered urinary tract infections, study finds


An updated alert system in electronic health records heavily reduced urinary tract infections acquired in a hospital, according to a new study.

Hospital group to implement CAUTI reduction program in long-term care facilities nationwide


A successful program to reduce catheter-associated urinary tract infections in hospitals will be expanded into long-term care settings nationwide, under a contract recently awarded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.

Healthcare-acquired infection rates tied to nurse burnout, researchers say


Healthcare providers looking to reduce facility-acquired infection rates might start by lightening their nurses' patient load, authors of a new report recommend.

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