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USA: What Does “Hospital Clean” Really Mean?

February 22, 2012


USA: HAI’s (hospital acquired infections) have reached epidemic proportions in our nation’s hospitals. FYI: the term hospital acquired infections annoyed hospital executives, who successfully petitioned goverment agencies to water the term down to “healthcare associated infections.” As I’ve stated repeatedly, hosptials are the major source for this horrific and unnecessary filth-born plague so I continue […]

USA: Good News and Bad About Antibiotic Resistance and Hospitals

October 24, 2011


USA: MedlinePlus published this report today about our nation’s hospital efforts to cut the use of unnecessary antibiotics, which is aimed at curbing the escalating problem of antibiotic resistant infections. The good news: the programs are working in participating hospitals! The bad news: only 1/3 of the nation’s hospitals are participating in these efforts. The excuse for […]

CALIFORNIA: In San Francisco Wednesday?

June 20, 2011


CALIFORNIA: This invitation to patient activists comes from Daniela Nuñez with Consumers Union. There will be a rally Wednesday morning, June 22, 2011, from 8:30 – 9:30 (Pacific Time) at the San Francisco Superior Court. This rally is in support of Niles’ Law, passed in 2008, which requires public reporting of HAIs (hospital-acquired infections.) Recently, […]

New PSA for MRSA Survivors Network

June 2, 2011


USA: Got a heads up from Jeanine Thomas, founder of the MRSA Survivors Network. The organization has a brand new public service announcement to help raise awareness about the epidemic – preventable epidemic – of deaths from these infections. Click the link above to watch.