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NY Mulls Physician 'Dress Code Council' Bill

HealthLeaders Media includes a fairly lengthy review of New York's hygienic dress code bill:

Physicians, nurses, and midwives might have to toss their neckties, jewelry, and lab coats under an infection prevention effort making its way through the New York State Legislature.

Sen. Jeffrey Klein's (D) bill S4909 would establish a 25-member "Hygienic Dress Code Council" appointed by the Health Commissioner to advise on whether banning such clothing and accessories in healthcare settings could prevent infections such as methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).

Read the full article on the HealthLeaders website.

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