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March April 2018 Issue of Beckers ICCQ

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March / April 2018 • Vol. 2018 No. 2 BECKER'S Clinical Leadership & Infection Control Inside The Issue Patient Safety Issues Could Drive $383B in Healthcare Costs by 2022 p. 6 University Hospitals Nurse Fired for Calling in Sick With Flu: 4 Things to Know p. 10 Physicians Hugging Patients — Empathetic or Inappropriate? p. 14 WHO: 5 Most Common Antibiotic-Resistant Infections p. 18 3 Types of Clinicians Most Likely to Prescribe Unnecessary Antibiotics p. 20 Proposed State Legislation Would Put Video Cameras in Every Wisconsin OR p. 24 2 Ways AI is Helping Fight the Flu This Season and Those to Come p. 29 e concept of zero harm — oen considered an unwavering standard in other high-risk industries, like nuclear energy — remains difficult to achieve in the healthcare arena. Here's what hospitals can learn about patient safety from these industries. See the full story on page 11 Nuclear Energy… and Healthcare? What Health Systems Can Learn About Patient Safety From Other High-Risk Industries 45+ STORIES FEATURED Inside The Issue This Seattle Hospital Aims to Get All Sepsis Patients on Antibiotics Within 3 Hours Seattle-based Harborview Medical Center relies on an automated sep- sis-detection system — supported by the cohesive integration of nurs- es and technology — that seeks to treat potential sepsis patients within three hours of detection. See the full story on page 30 Northwell Rolls Out One-of-a-Kind Flu Tracker for Long Island, NYC New Hyde Park, N.Y.-based Northwell Health established a one-of-a-kind bio- surveillance system to track flu patients presenting at Northwell hospitals in Long Island and New York City. See the full story on page 27 SAVE THE DATE Becker's Hospital Review Health IT + Revenue Cycle Conference September 19 - 22, 2018 Hyatt Regency | Chicago, Illinois 200+ Great Hospital and Health System Executives Speaking with 255+ Speakers Total To learn more & register, visit: http://www.beckershospitalreview.com/health-it-revenue-cycle-conference

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