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Physicians report most sharps injuries among health care workers, data shows

Physicians report most sharps injuries among health care workers, data shows

This post, Physicians report most sharps injuries among health care workers, data shows, first appeared on https://www.safetyandhealthmagazine.com. Physicians have surpassed nurses as the occupational group with the highest percentage of reported sharps injuries, recent data from the International Safety Center shows. Researchers analyzed 2016 surveillance…

Drugs and syringes have become such a problem in Starbucks bathrooms that the company is installing needle-disposal boxes

Drugs and syringes have become such a problem in Starbucks bathrooms that the company is installing needle-disposal boxes

This post, Drugs and syringes have become such a problem in Starbucks bathrooms that the company is installing needle-disposal boxes, first appeared on https://www.businessinsider.com. Starbucks is installing boxes for safe disposal of syringes in the bathrooms of certain locations, following workers’ reports of discarded needles and…

OCR Fines Providers for HIPAA Violations, Failure to Follow “Basic Security Requirements”

OCR Fines Providers for HIPAA Violations, Failure to Follow “Basic Security Requirements”

This post, OCR Fines Providers for HIPAA Violations, Failure to Follow “Basic Security Requirements”, first appeared on https://www.healthcare-informatics.com/. Florida-based Advanced Care Hospitalists PL (ACH) has agreed to pay $500,000 to the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for…