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CMS to Enforce Hand Hygiene Guidelines in Ambulatory Surgery Centers

Infection transmission in healthcare facilities is strongly associated with poor hand hygiene. Starting this year, CMS surveyors will issue citations when they observe any ambulatory surgery center employee failing to follow proper hand hygiene protocol.

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CDC Webinar Explores Critical Aspects of Injection Safety

MLMIC encourages all our facilities and physicians to provide nurses the opportunity to view this webinar and explore the critical aspects of protecting themselves and their patients.

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CDC Releases New Guidelines to Prevent Surgical Infections

The CDC estimates that half of surgical site infections (SSIs) are preventable with evidence-based strategies. MLMIC urges all insureds to familiarize themselves with the CDC recommendations.

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CDC to Release New Vital Signs Report on Sepsis

The CDC is offering six opportunities for you to learn more about sepsis from the new Vital Signs report and show your support during September in honor of Sepsis Awareness Month.

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