Worker fatigue can place patients and healthcare staff at a higher risk of adverse events, says the Joint Commission. In an alert, it lists 10 warning signs and suggests nine strategies for prevention. >>>
In a survey released by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, 85% of primary care physicians say patients' social needs are as important to address as their medical conditions. >>>
Whether or not the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is ultimately repealed, many of the drastic changes taking place in healthcare today regarding strategy, composition of assets, and even the business model are already under way. >>>
The CEO of Seattle's Virginia Mason Medical Center explains how adapting and applying the Toyota production system to healthcare has helped the facility earn a sixth appearance on the Leapfrog Group's top hospital list. >>>
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