Healthcare Acquired

Reimbursement penalties did not reduce hospital-acquired infection rates; harsher sanctions might be needed, Harvard researchers say

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Financial penalties did not reduce healthcare facility-acquired infections in acute-care settings, a new study finds. Researchers say harsher sanctions might help.

New tracking tools, guidance help nursing homes treat and prevent facility-acquired infections

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Government health officials have released a tracking tool that can help nursing homes monitor healthcare-acquired infections.