Daily Archives: August 30, 2012

Consumer Reports releases safety ratings for hospitals

Modern Healthcare reports, “Consumer Reports has released individualized safety ratings for more than 1,100 hospitals, becoming just the latest organization to issue facility-specific marks based on measures such as readmissions, medication safety and healthcare-associated infections.”

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FDA approves OTC HIV test

News that the Food and Drug Administration has approved an over-the-counter test for home use for the detection of HIV attracted wide interest in the print and online media.

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