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Executive Health Management

Surgical Site Infection Tops List of Reasons for Unplanned Readmissions

2015 08 Feb

Hospital readmissions present a major challenge for administrators working to reduce costs and improve care quality metrics. It is not only chronic medical conditions which can be problematic for hospitals wishing to avoid financial penalties for readmissions: many patients are readmitted with complications following surgical procedures. According to... Read more

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Greenwich Hospital, ONS Foundation Win Research Award

2014 14 Nov

Greenwich Hospital and the ONS Foundation for Clinical Research and Education (ONSF) conducted research on surgical site infections, where they examined why a certain bacteria is so common in post-surgical shoulder infections. The research project called Understanding and Preventing Surgical Site Infection was awarded second place at the recent meeting... Read more


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