Health Care-Related Infections

Witnesses testified on efforts to reduce health care-related infections from various medical treatments. One of the witnesses… read more

Witnesses testified on efforts to reduce health care-related infections from various medical treatments. One of the witnesses recounted his son’s death from sepsis following a school nurse’s failure to properly clean a scrape on his leg and a subsequent misdiagnosis by medical professionals. Dr. Beth Bell talked about the emergence of resistant bacteria due to the overuse of antibiotics. Other topics addressed in the hearing included the importance of sanitation, and possibility of withholding payments to hospitals if they do not follow standards. close

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Program ID:
315204-1
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 24, 2013
Last Aired:
Sep 30, 2013

Airing Details

  • Sep 24, 2013 | 10:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 24, 2013 | 10:03am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 24, 2013 | 6:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 24, 2013 | 7:55pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 24, 2013 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 25, 2013 | 1:30am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 26, 2013 | 4:27am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 26, 2013 | 7:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 27, 2013 | 2:35pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 30, 2013 | 8:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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