Inpatient care is still a bedrock of almost all health systems, but its role in the care continuum is changing dramatically. >>>
Some hospitals are addressing sepsis by quickly identifying high-risk patients in the emergency department and treating them to stop progression. >>>
For every 15 healthcare providers who receive the influenza vaccination, one fewer person in the community will contract an influenza-like illness, research shows. >>>
Violence can erupt anywhere on a hospital campus. Human resources professionals play a vital role in preventing on-the-job violence by setting policies and training employees in techniques to keep everyone safer. >>>
Paul Haidet, MD, applies lessons gleaned from his lifelong love of jazz to teach physicians how to better communicate with patients. >>>
Turner West, director of Education and Community Programs at Lexington, KY-based Hospice of the Bluegrass, discusses how palliative care can drive value at hospitals in areas such as readmissions, mortality, and patient satisfaction. >>>
A trio of reports on protocols for reducing rates of central line-associated bloodstream infections was among the highlights of the annual conference of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology. >>>
This report reveals how leading organizations are implementing programs aimed at care redesign, care standardization, and driving waste out of healthcare delivery.
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