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Becker's Infection Control & Clinical Quality January 2017

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January 2017 • Vol. 2017 No. 1 BECKER'S Infection Control & Clinical Quality Other Feature Stories Redefining Patient Safety in 2017 — 6 Thoughts From IHI CEO Derek Feeley p. 11 FDA Bans Powdered Gloves, Citing Risks to Patients and Providers p. 12 Infectious Disease Death Trends in the US: 8 Key Points p. 15 WHO Updates SSI Prevention Guidelines: 29 Ways to Prevent Infections p. 18 Community Hospitals' Antibiotic Stewardship Challenge: 4 Thoughts From Intermountain's Stewardship Director p. 25 49 Hospitals With Lowest Readmission Rates p. 30 Patients in Worst Hospitals 3 Times More Likely to Die p. 33 SAVE THE DATE 10 Top Patient Safety Issues for 2017 105 Infection Control Products to Know Becker's is pleased to offer a database of infection control and prevention products to know, based on nominations and editorial research. Spotlight on the Opioid Epidemic A 10-story spread on the burgeoning epidemic in the U.S., including the epidemic's geographic footprint, the U.S. surgeon general's report on opioid abuse and 13 data points on the opioid epidemic from the CDC. Our editorial team chose 10 patient safety issues for providers to prioritize this year based on news, study findings and trends reported in the last year. See the full story on page 8 See them all starting on page 34 See the full story on page 41 Becker's Hospital Review 8th Annual Meeting April 17-20, 2017 Hyatt Regency | Chicago, Illinois 233 Great Health System Executives Speaking 300 Speakers Total Speaking on 6 Tracks To learn more & register, visit www.BeckersHospitalReview.com/conference/ 40+ STORIES FEATURED Inside The Issue

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