Researchers comparing 30-day mortality rates of CAHs and non-CAHs in urban and rural settings find that while rates on several key measures were comparable in 2002, CAHs have fallen behind significantly. >>>
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. >>>
The fervor by physicians to become employed stems from the decline in reimbursements. But if a hospital's financial and clinical goals aren't clearly defined, the employment arrangement can be disjointed from the outset. >>>
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. >>>
When the Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court falls prey to credit card fraud, you know that anyone, and any organization, is a potential target for email fraud scams and data theft. >>>
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. >>>
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