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ACEP meeting spotlights Ebola preparedness
By Andis Robeznieks | October 25, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
In October 2001, the American College of Emergency Physicians met in Chicago amid widespread anxiety over the state of emergency preparedness. The U.S. at the time was reeling from the 9/11 attacks and anthrax fears.
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Dallas' brush with Ebola holds lessons for hospitals
Mike Leavitt | October 25, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
In years to come, Ebola's impact on Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas will likely become a risk-management classic.
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Data Points for Oct. 27, 2014
Modern Healthcare | October 25, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Data Points for the week of Oct. 27, 2014, covered the following topics: latest healthcare stats on Ebola, health IT, CT usage and the uninsured.
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DeSalvo exits top health IT post to focus on Ebola
By Darius Tahir and Joseph Conn | October 25, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Dr. Karen DeSalvo, national coordinator for health information technology at HHS, is leaving that position to become acting assistant secretary of health, effective immediately, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology confirmed Thursday.
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Doctor with Ebola being treated in N.Y.; nurse declared virus-free
By Adam Rubenfire , John N. Frank and Virgil Dickson | October 25, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
The U.S. healthcare system got a new Ebola patient last week when a doctor in New York City tested positive, while another, Texas nurse Nina Pham, was declared free of the Ebola virus.
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Ebola hazmat suits are popular Halloween costumes this year
Modern Healthcare | October 25, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Ebola-themed healthcare worker costumes may be making an appearance amid the sea of ghosts, goblins and ghouls this Halloween.
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Clumsy Ebola response tests country's faith in health leaders
By Steven Ross Johnson | October 25, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
The American public's deep fears about Ebola and politicians' inflammatory rhetoric following the three U.S. cases in Dallas have prompted public health experts to think about how the country might respond to a more serious infectious disease pandemic, and what lessons can be learned from the...
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Ebola spurs higher demand for infection control products, suppliers say
By Beth Kutscher | October 25, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Spectra254 is a company that launched earlier this year and currently sells it portable disinfection technology in 10 hospitals. But the global outbreak of Ebola has heightened interest in its platform, which is designed to be both mobile and affordable.
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CDC demonstrates new Ebola protocols for healthcare workers
By Maureen McKinney | October 25, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Don't rush. Take your time. Be careful and deliberate. Federal officials repeated that guidance again and again last week as they reviewed their new, more-stringent Ebola-protection protocols before thousands of healthcare workers in New York City.
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New Ebola protocols will cost hospitals more
By Steven Ross Johnson | October 25, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Many are welcoming the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's tighter safety guidelines for treating Ebola patients. But meeting those standards may pose financial challenges for hospitals.
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