Researchers have found New York State’s mandated “protocolized sepsis care was associated with a greater decrease in sepsis mortality” compared with states without these regulations.
Report: Three Major Disease Categories Account for Three-Fourths of All Serious Harms from Diagnostic Errors
Researchers say that over “100,000 Americans die or are permanently disabled each year due to medical diagnoses that initially miss conditions or are wrong or delayed” and that “three major disease categories account for nearly three-fourths of all serious harms from diagnostic errors.”
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.