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Center publication on safe patient handling featured in Reuters news

Center Co-Principal Investigator Jack Dennerlein's publication, Lifting and exertion injuries decrease after implementation of an integrated hospital-wide safe patient handling and mobilisation programme, was covered in a Reuters news piece. The study was published in Occupational and Environmental Medicine

The Reuters piece discussed the study and its finding that, "Hospitals that implement safe patient handling and moving policies may find these practices associated with fewer injuries among healthcare workers." The study focused on 1,832 patient care providers at two U.S. hospitals.