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AHRQ Updates TeamSTEPPS® Monday, October 02, 2017 Default-avatar

AHRQ is modernizing TeamSTEPPS©, its 10-year-old flagship teamwork and communications program, by focusing on online training, with continuing education credits and a mobile app available at no charge.

AHRQ, in conjunction with the Johns Hopkins Medicine Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality and NORC at The University of Chicago, created the AHRQ Safety Program for Improving Antibiotic Use.

September is Sepsis Awareness Month Monday, September 11, 2017 Default-avatar

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently launched Get Ahead of Sepsis, an educational initiative emphasizing the importance of early recognition and timely treatment of sepsis, as well as the importance of preventing infections that could lead to sepsis.

Minneapolis – July 12, 2017 – Constellation, Inc., today announced the sale of its Health Information Technology (IT) business unit to Med Tech Solutions, (MTS), an information technology and cloud computing company serving U.S. health care companies. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

The CDC recently released the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Guideline for the Prevention of Surgical Site Infection, 2017  and estimates that approximately half of SSIs are deemed preventable using evidence-based strategies.