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The Importance of Antibiotic Stewardship at Essential Hospitals

Jennifer Pisano, associate medical director of The University of Chicago Medicine’s Antimicrobial Stewardship Program, discusses proper use of antibiotics.

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Parkland, UNM on Preventing and Caring for Sepsis

For Sepsis Awareness Month, in September, we spoke to experts at two member hospitals, Parkland Health & Hospital System and UNM Health Sciences Center, about their efforts to prevent and care for sepsis.

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Association Remembers Former Board Chair Howard Cohen

Cohen, a former hospital administrator at NYC Health + Hospitals and America’s Essential Hospitals board chair in 1995, died Sept. 24 at age 80.

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Taking a Stand to Prevent Falls in Elderly Patients

Recognizing the opportunity for improvement in geriatrics care, association members NuHealth and Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital have made falls prevention a priority.

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Pokémon Go Helps Harborview Patients Heal

Pokémon Go, the augmented-reality game, has helped pediatric patients at Seattle’s Harborview Medical Center recover from burn injuries.

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Essential Hospitals Prepare for Zika Battle

Essential hospitals in Florida, New York and Texas — the three states with the highest incidences of Zika cases as of March 9 — are working to educate patients and providers about the virus before warmer weather brings the potential for a spike in the number of cases. Florida had the highest number of Zika cases

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