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Surgical Checklists Unused in 10% of Hospitals, CMS Data Shows

Given the evidence of how surgical checklists can reduce deaths and complications, it's a mystery why nearly 10% of hospitals still don't mandate their use and why another 12% can't say for certain whether or not... Read More


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After 6 weeks, finally a deal on VA healthcare

ABC News / Associated Press, July 28, 2014

CA Fines 8 Hospitals for Medical Errors

Cheryl Clark, for HealthLeaders Media, July 28, 2014

Maryland hospitals aren't reporting all errors and complications, experts say

The Baltimore Sun, July 28, 2014

AK hospitals in spat over patient agreements

The Miami Herald / Associated Press, July 28, 2014

Other hospitals help Hopkins pay $190 milion settlement

The Baltimore Sun, July 28, 2014

NY state healthcare experiment emphasizes prevention

The Times Union, July 28, 2014

Roundtable: To Arrest HAIs, Culture Trumps Campaigns

Edward Prewitt, for HealthLeaders Media, July 25, 2014

Jurors find TX hospital chain owner guilty on all 15 counts

The Dallas Morning News, July 25, 2014

New Orleans East Hospital opens quietly, still seeking accreditation

NOLA.com / The Times-Picayune, July 25, 2014

PA doctor shoots patient who killed caseworker

USA Today, July 25, 2014

Invoking anti-fraud law, LA doctor gets rich

The Wall Street Journal, July 25, 2014

Opinion: Are patient privacy laws being misused to protect medical centers?

ProPublica / NPR, July 25, 2014

Drug Pricing 'Tantamount to Greed,' Lawmaker Says

Cheryl Clark, for HealthLeaders Media, July 24, 2014

Two Americas on healthcare, and danger of further division

The New York Times, July 24, 2014

FDA mobile apps loophole hazardous for healthcare

InformationWeek, July 24, 2014

Robot bladder surgery fails to deliver fewer complications

The Baltimore Sun / Reuters, July 24, 2014

Massive influx of Medicaid enrollees strains Oregon, exacerbates doctor shortage

Star Tribune / Associated Press, July 24, 2014

RI hospital to pay patients $150K for data breach

Boston.com, July 24, 2014

Why do other rich nations spend so much less on healthcare?

The Atlantic, July 24, 2014

Study Puts Spotlight on Preventing Fall-Related Injuries

Cheryl Clark, for HealthLeaders Media, July 23, 2014

Sepsis Success

Some hospitals are addressing sepsis by quickly identifying high-risk patients in the emergency department and treating them to stop progression.

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