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  1. A Helping Hand: Continuing Improvement in Hand Hygiene
    Read about two methods proven to give the mental nudge that medical personnel need when it comes to complying with pesky but essential hospital hand-washing protocols.
  2. Doctors Strive to Do Less Harm by Inattentive Care
    Don’t let the headline fool you. Discover what hospitals are learning by taking time to really think about what patients are telling them via discharge surveys and how they are using this valuable data to perpetuate change hospital-wide.