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  • Health Watch USA Newsletter (May 2014)
    Source: Health Watch USA (Tuesday May 20, 2014)

    Patient safety news presented by KY-based Health Watch USA. Features webcast info on MERS and antibiotic resistance with CDC’s Arjun Srinivasan.

  • Health Watch USA Newsletter (April 2014)
    Source: Health Watch USA (Sunday April 6, 2014)

    Patient safety news presented by KY-based Health Watch USA.

  • Health Watch USA Newsletter (March 2014)
    Source: Health Watch USA (Tuesday May 6, 2014)

    Patient safety news collected by KY-based Health Watch USA. Features Dr Steven Tower on metal-on-metal hip implants.

  • Health Watch USA Newsletter (February 2014)
    Source: Health Watch USA (Saturday February 1, 2014)

    Patient safety news collected by Health Watch USA.

  • Kevin Kavanagh study on MRSA surveillance in surgical patients
    Source: Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control (Wednesday May 14, 2014)

    An article outlining the case for MRSA surveillance in surgical patients: http://www.aricjournal.com/content/pdf/2047-2994-3-18.pdf
    Kavanagh KT, Calderon LE, Saman DM and Abusalem SK: The use of surveillance and preventative measures for methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus infections in surgical patients. Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control 2014, 3:18 doi:10.1186/2047-2994-3-18 Published: 14 May 2014

  • Health Watch USA Newsletter (January 2014)
    Source: Health Watch USA (Tuesday January 7, 2014)

    In this issue, Dr. Kevin Kavanagh highlights news on antibiotic resistance, C.diff solutions, and unreported robotic surgery injuries.

  • Health Watch USA Newsletter (April 22, 2013)
    Source: Health Watch USA (Monday April 22, 2013)

    Patient safety news collected by Health Watch USA.. Hospital Acquired Infections Radio Show with Arjun Srinivasan from the CDC and Dr. Kevin Kavanagh, Board Director of Health Watch USA.

  • Health Watch USA Newsletter - April 2013
    Source: Health Watch USA (Friday April 12, 2013)

    Patient safety news collected by Health Watch USA.

  • Can Inpatient Hospital Experiences Predict Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections?
    Source: PLOS ONE (Friday April 5, 2013)

    Health Watch USA Publication: An association between CLABSI and Hospital Wide Patient Survey Results points to a Problem with the Culture of Safety in Facilities with poor CLABSI rates.

    Can Inpatient Hospital Experiences Predict Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections? Plos One. April 5, 2012.

  • Health Watch USA Newsletter - March 2013
    Source: Health Watch USA (Wednesday March 27, 2013)

    Patient safety news collected by Health Watch USA.

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