Two (Very Costly) Strategies on Fighting Hospital Infections

There has been much written and spoken recently about antibiotic resistant organisms, nosocomial infections, and the rise in the incidence of these. MRSA (Methicillin Resistant Staph Aureus), VRE (Vancomycin Resistant Enterrococcus) and other infections like Clostridium Difficile have been increasing in alarming numbers, leading to rising costs in caring for . . . → Read More: Two (Very Costly) Strategies on Fighting Hospital Infections

Are Foreign Nurses in U.S. Healthcare’s Future?

There has been much debate over the past several years regarding the current nursing shortage. The statistics are grim: the current shortage is projected to double to around 12% by 2010 and to quadruple to 20% by 2015. By 2020, it is expected that the shortage will amount to 800,000 . . . → Read More: Are Foreign Nurses in U.S. Healthcare’s Future?