Englewood Health Nationally Recognized as a Top Hospital for Outstanding Quality and Safety

Englewood Health was named a Top Teaching Hospital nationally by The Leapfrog Group, a national watchdog organization dedicated to healthcare quality and safety. The Leapfrog Top Hospital award is widely acknowledged as one of the most competitive awards American hospitals can receive. Englewood Health is one of only 72 hospitals in the country, out of […]

C. Difficile Testing Reminders for Medical Staff

Reducing hospital-onset C. difficile is an important focus of our infection prevention efforts. Over the past several years, a multidisciplinary team has developed and implemented action plans encompassing hand hygiene, contact precautions, appropriate use of antibiotics (notably fluoroquinolones), and testing. That last piece—testing—warrants some reminders. Please remember the key points below, and refer to the […]