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Only One Charlotte Area Hospital Gets a Top Score in Federal Ratings

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Carolinas HealthCare System Pineville is the only Charlotte hospital to earn a top score in newly released federal rankings. Don Goldmann, Chief Scientific Officer Emeritus for the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, said the government's star ratings are probably motivating hospitals to improve practices to avoid poor scores, which is a good thing for patients.

Top 10 Infection Control Stories of 2017

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Included as #7 in Becker's Hospital Review year-end Top 10 list: 10 healthcare rules patients, staff say should be broken: Healthcare organizations can take specific action to mitigate the burden of unnecessary regulations without sparking political battles or slogging through policy changes, according to a viewpoint article written by three leaders from the Institute for Healthcare Improvement.

Is Your Organization Highly Reliable?

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This article presents common high-reliability organization (HRO) characteristics that apply to all health care organizations seeking to improve patient safety, and cross-walks them with the IHI Framework for Safe, Reliable, and Effective Care to help leaders build a culture and learning system to support HRO characteristics.

Linezolid Injection by Auromedics Pharma: Voluntary Recall - Due to Presence White Particle Matter That Has Been Identified as Mold

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AuroMedics Pharma is voluntarily recalling one lot of Linezolid Injection 600mg/300mL flexible bags, NDC 55150 -242 -51 batch CLZ160007 expiration August 2018 to the hospital level. This batch was distributed May 15 through August 14, 2017. The product was found to contain white particulate matter that has been identified as mold.


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