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Here's the recent news from PQCNC.

ASNS kickoff will occur as scheduled tomorrow with a 1 hour delay - program starts at 10:00 AM Read more...
Zika virus is a rapidly evolving virus that the healthcare community is struggling to keep pace with.  Currently Zika is largely focused in Southern Florida but has begun to spread to a larger area in the United States.  While the winter months will dampen the mosquito population in the northern states, the warmer climate of the south will continue to provide an sustainable environment for infected mosquitoes.  Read more...
According to the CDC, each year in the United States, at least 2 million people become infected with bacteria that are resistant to antibiotics, and at least 23,000 people die as a direct result of these infections. Many more people die from other conditions that are complicated by an antibiotic-resistant infection. Read more...
The 2015 group reports for the North Carolina - PQCNC Group have been posted to the Vermont Oxford Network Nightingale Internet reporting site. Each center included in the report will receive access to a comparison group in Nightingale as well as a PDF group report. Both the comparison group and the PDF report include aggregated data for all participating sites that have submitted permission letters.   Read more...
Looking at North Carolina Health Systems and Hospitals as a whole, we have made remarkable progress with Patient and Family Engagement (PFE). In particular, we have a striking number of Patient and Family Advisor Programs across our state. We should be so proud of being leaders in this work! Read more...
Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) is a group of withdrawal symptoms that occurs primarily among newborns exposed to opioids during pregnancy. In a recent Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, CDC reports on Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome trends in 28 states using hospital discharge data from 1999 through 2013. Key Findings: Read more...
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