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Health - Illinois
10:41 am
Fri December 16, 2011

Information about surgical infections at Illinois hospitals now online

The public can now compare surgical infection rates at Illinois hospitals using an interactive map.
(Illinois Department of Health)

For the first time, the Illinois Department of Health is making information about surgical infections in Illinois hospitals available to the public.

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Cochran VAMC
7:56 am
Fri February 4, 2011

Cochran VA again under fire for sterilization issues

Cong. Russ Carnahan gives an opening statement at a July 13, 2010 hearing about sterilization issues at John Cochran VAMC's dental clinic. The hospital has canceled surgeries after discovering that some equipment may not have been properly sterilized.
(UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

The John Cochran Veterans Affairs Medical Center has canceled all surgeries until further notice after discovering that some surgical equipment may not have been properly sterilized.

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