To address the shortage of Bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) Live, a drug used in treatment of bladder cancer, the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) has issued interim infection control guidance permitting providers to treat multiple patients from the same single-use vial of BCG.
New courses from the CDC are part of a free curriculum that includes over 40 training modules designed to address both the technical and foundational elements of healthcare-associated infection (HAI) prevention.
According to new research published in JAMA, deaths from falls tripled among the elderly between 2000 and 2016, and these falls cost an estimated $50 billion in medical care annually. Fall prevention strategies are recommended for adults older than 65 years.
MLMIC has released a new edition of The Albany Report to help physicians, dentists and other healthcare providers understand the impact of the most recent Legislative session on their practice in New York State.