A federal complaint survey details numerous drug safety and infection control lapses at the New Hampshire hospital and reveals that the technician at the center of a drug diversion investigation was "seen in the lab with open wounds." >>>
Sometimes, the most basic tools are all you need to get the job done. One physician explains how all he really needs to deliver primary care to his patients is his training, his experience, a telephone, and a Web browser. >>>
A study linking nurse burnout and patient infections deserves the swift attention of nurse leaders, not only so they can address employee satisfaction issues, but also to improve patient care and hold down hospital costs. >>>
The results of a recent survey indicate some alarming gaps in knowledge among employers in the wake of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. While insurers have been touting provisions of the law designed to help reduce healthcare costs, employers have not been getting the message. >>>
While executives at small companies might believe their escalating insurance costs are attributable to pre-existing conditions and bad lifestyle choices by their employees, award-winning research shows that is only part of the problem. >>>
While 84% of health leaders rank "patient experience" among their top three priorities, less than half of them are making patient experience-specific investments. This original research and analysis, produced with support from Medseek, offers key insight from top healthcare executives, including new case studies from CaroMont Health, Gundersen Lutheran Health System, Inc., and Provena Health. >>>
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