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The healthcare community bands together amid tragedy – ModernHealthcare.com

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.—Dr. Jeffrey Cohen is typically one to shy away from praise, but to many of his colleagues gathered in Scottsdale for Modern Healthcare’s Leadership Symposium, he is a hero. The president of Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh became the face of humanity and healing in the aftermath of the mass shooting at the Tree… Read More »

Improper removal of personal protective equipment contaminates healthcare workers

More than one-third of healthcare workers were contaminated with multi-drug resistant organisms, or MDRO, after caring for patients colonized or infected with the bacteria, according to a study in Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, the journal of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America. The study found that 39 percent of workers made errors in… Read More »

Cybersecurity, privacy top healthcare leader concerns

Dive Brief: Cybersecurity, privacy and security continue to be top concerns in healthcare, with providers rating the triad 5.69 and vendors 5.38 on a seven-point scale, a new HIMSS survey shows. Improving quality outcomes through health IT is close behind, receiving 5.23 and 5.35 from providers and vendors, respectively. Close alignment of providers and vendors… Read More »