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Developing better ways to measure hospital safety

As part of the Affordable Care Act, hospitals with high rates of adverse events among patients—such as hospital-acquired infections, medication errors, or surgical mishaps—are…

HSPH heroes honored

Four Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) staff members were among the 64 “Harvard Heroes” honored by the University at a June 12, 2014…

Fighting bacteria with nanotechnology

Nanoparticles with microbial properties have proven effective in fighting bacteria; however, some may cause health risks to humans such as damage to the lungs.…