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The Institute for Healthcare Improvement has now signed up over 2900 US hospitals to participate in their 100,000 Lives campaign

The Institute for Healthcare Improvement has now signed up over 2900 US hospitals to participate in their 100,000 Lives campaign. The purpose of the campaign is to save lives by using proven methods to prevent hospital-acquired infections and medical errors. Consumers should know about these life-saving practices and if your care in the hospital involves having surgery, IVs, or ventilators, be sure to ask if your caregivers are using them.

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