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The incremental mortality in implantable pacemaker and defibrillator recipients who experience a device infection, compared to patients without device infection, is substantial and persists for at...

Editor’s note: Jerome Granato, M.D., is the medical director of the coronary care unit at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pa. His facility started looking at ways to cut its...

While the primary reason hospitals adopt new technology is to increase patient care and produce better outcomes, there are many other factors that also affect purchasing decisions.

Clinicians spend a lot of time walking around hospitals looking for equipment, other staff members, and sometimes even their patients.

There has been a flood of new products and a rush by companies to get new infection control products on the market since last summer, when the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)...

The battle for infection control is fought daily in wound management where the body's first line of defense against microbes has been breeched.
Sometimes something old is made new again with...

Antibiotics were a miracle drug when introduced more than 60 years ago, but they have also spurred the proliferation of antibiotic-resistant strains of super bug bacteria that hospitals are having...

Feds Helping Boost Technology in Rural America Via Telemedicine