Women in healthcare are advancing to executive roles faster than in other industry sectors, but not fast enough. While women have the skills and experience that hospitals need, they must do more to recognize, develop, and exercise their power. >>>
Researchers say they have developed a formula that can identify roughly one-fourth of a hospital's patient population with the highest likelihood of being readmitted within 30 days. >>>
The man known as the father of the modern patient safety movement is calling for the creation of a special federal regulatory agency to compel safer hospital practices. >>>
A study of requests for MRI scans of patients' lumbar spines finds that more than half of the medical imaging tests were "substantially" inappropriate or of uncertain value. >>>
Plans by CMS to introduce surveys about hospital outpatient surgical departments and ambulatory surgical centers would be burdensome and expensive for hospital administrators, the American Hospital Association contends. >>>
Evidence suggests the second victims of a medical error or adverse event—the healthcare providers—may contribute to further patient safety problems if not given the correct support. >>>
A nonprofit coalition called Safe in Common is working to reinitiate safety efforts around sharps, believing that the healthcare environment has become complacent. >>>
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