Health Governance Report, October 2012
This issue of HGR examines how three health systems have established high-quality nursing programs, discusses the problems with the nation's adverse-event reproting system, highlights how one hospital reduced patient falls, reviews study that links infection rates to nurse burn-out rates, and looks at opioid-related adverse drug events caused by physician misuse of these types of drugs.
- Patient Harm Data to Remain on Medicare's Hospital Compare Site
- Quiet ORs Better for Patient Safety
- Leapfrog Hospital Safety Scores 'Depressing'
- Tavenner Confirmed as CMS Administrator
- Building a Better Healthcare Board
- CMS Seeks to 'Rapidly Reduce' Medicare Spending with $1B in Grants
- Rural Healthcare Can Entice the Best and Brightest
- Hard-Nosed About Physician Teamwork
- How Medical Debt Forgiveness Benefits Hospitals
- Healthcare Leaders Sound Off on Organized Labor