Becker's Clinical Quality & Infection Control

November_December 2018 IC_CQ

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November/December 2018 • Vol. 2018 No. 6 SAVE THE DATE Inside The Issue: Hospital linens may be source of C. diff outbreaks p. 6 4 flu preparedness lessons from the 1918 pandemic p. 8 How a Novant Health hospital reduced infections by 70% p. 11 Nearly half of patients keep leftover antibiotics p. 24 Hospital-acquired conditions dropped 21% in 5 years p. 30 4 ways to avoid communication errors during patient handoffs p. 32 Google creates AI to detect when breast cancer spreads p. 34 BECKER'S Clinical Leadership & Infection Control 75+ STORIES FEATURED INSIDE THE ISSUE Why NewYork-Presbyterian built a Spotify playlist for CPR p. 13 How Christiana Care administered 7K+ flu shots to employees in 1 day p. 9 Hospital privacy curtains are breeding MRSA, study finds p. 7 CareChex: Top 10 quality hospitals for overall hospital care 2019 p. 27 Penn Medicine uses VR to help ease anxious minds p. 15 Viewpoint: Why providers should rethink how they discuss death with patients p. 14 'AI Clinician' outperforms physicians in treating sepsis patients p. 36 Michigan nurse donates kidney to her patient p. 11 Becker's Hospital Review Becker's Hospital Review 10th Annual Meeting April 01-04, 2019 Hyatt Regency | Chicago, Illinois 300+ Hospital and HealthSystem Executives Speaking To learn more & register, visit:

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