- July 18, 2017
Planning for a HealthLeaders Media gathering of hospital and health system chief financial officers reveals the weightiest issues on their minds.
- July 13, 2017
Convincing clinicians that getting to zero infections is possible, says one CQO. It requires a culture change, adherence to evidence-based practice, and leadership.
- July 5, 2017
The incidence of Clostridium difficile infections rose by 43% from 2001 to 2012, while the incidence of multiple recurring CDI rose by 189% over the same period.
- July 12, 2017
Critics of the practice, who include some surgeons and patient-safety advocates, say that double-booking adds unnecessary risk, erodes trust and primarily enriches specialists.
- July 10, 2017
The most common errors were taking or giving the wrong medication or incorrect dosage, and inadvertently taking or giving a medication twice, researchers have found.