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Becker's Infection Control & Clinical Quality May 2017

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May 2017 • Vol. 2017 No. 3 Inside the Issue: Key to Safe, Patient- Centered Care? Employee Engagement, Press Ganey Says p. 7 Joint Commission: 10 Most Common Sentinel Events of 2016 p. 10 Rebooting Patient Safety: 7 Questions With the Leaders of IHI and NPSF p. 12 US Sees Growing Number of C. auris Cases: 3 Things to Know p. 30 CDC Issues New SSI Prevention Guidelines: 5 Things to Know p. 34 Special Section on Patient Experience Starting on p. 56 The 64 Leapfrog Straight-A Hospitals p. 61 WHO Ranks World's 12 Most Dangerous Superbugs e World Health Organization identified 12 families of bacteria that serve as the greatest threats to human health. Joint Commission: Healthcare Leaders' Failure to Create Safety Culture Can Lead to Adverse Events e Joint Commission issued a Sentinel Event Alert March 1 calling on healthcare leadership to make forming an effective safety culture a top organizational priority. e professionals included on this list are prominent advocates for patient safety. ey include clinicians, advocacy group leaders, professors, researchers, administrators and healthcare providers who have received awards, published articles and led initiatives to facilitate the reduction of patient harm in the healthcare setting. See the full story on page 20 See the full story on page 11 See the full story on page 45 24th Annual Meeting: The Business and Operations of ASCs October 26-28, 2017 | Swissotel Chicago 137 LEADING SPEAKERS FROM SURGERY CENTERS 43 PHYSICIANS & 80 ADMINISTRATORS | OVER 155 SPEAKERS TOTAL Keynotes from Andrew Hayek, Bill Walton, Alexa von Tabel & Kirk Herbstreit To learn more & register, visit: www. surgery-centers-conference/ SAVE THE DATE 50 Experts Leading the Field of Patient Safety | 2017 BECKER'S Infection Control & Clinical Quality 60 STORIES FEATURED Inside The Issue

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