Some providers are overusing colonoscopy for screening purposes in older adults, based on age-based screening guidelines. Research shows wide regional variations in the practice. >>>
Hospital leaders are continuously examining assumptions, processes, and actions that lead to infection, often with modest results. Here's how one hospital made a dramatic reduction in central line-associated bloodstream infections. >>>
Any healthcare job losses that do come as a result of sequestration will be "disproportionately low" in relation to other industry sectors says, one economist. >>>
Some hospitals are shown on Hospital Compare to have average patient wait times that hospital leaders say are incorrect—in excess of 24 hours in some instances. >>>
Emergency department patients who get follow-up calls or emails from physicians report higher satisfaction than those who are not contacted. Research suggests the practice may lead to lower healthcare costs. >>>
Healthcare providers that shift to a culture of mutual respect can improve not only patient safety, but employee safety as well, says the CEO of the Virginia Mason Health System. >>>
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