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SC activist Dianne Parker fights for safer care

Dianne Parker became a lead patient safety activist after her husband, Willie, died from a combination of medical errors and a hospital-acquired MRSA infection. Watch her story…

Categories: Hospital Infections/ Superbugs, Medical Errors, MRSA
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MRSA takes its toll on father and son

Following a bike accident, Jimmy Jr. needed knee surgery hoping to be strong enough to play high school football. Instead he acquired MRSA…

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CA activist Carole Moss leads effort on hospital infection bills

Carole Moss has been a lead advocate on the effort to pass legislation requiring California hospitals to report their infection rates available to the public. The bill is named after her son, Nile, who died of MRSA, an antibiotic resistant superbug. The legislation also requires screening of patients for MRSA and isolating those that have it.

Categories: Hospital Infections/ Superbugs, MRSA