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Florida hospitals join forces to cut readmissions
  Eighty-one hospitals in Florida are teaming up with one important goal: to reduce the number of infections...
VA takes heat at hearing on dental safety lapse
Congressmen and veterans took turns lambasting the Veterans Administration Tuesday for its handling of medical-safety...
Web Exclusive: Hospital Sends Letters to 3,400 Patients About Possible Endoscopic Equipment Contamination
A Southern California hospital says it has sent certified letters to 3,400 patients treated since Dec. 1, 2008...
Sepsis, Pneumonia Caused by HAIs Killed 48,000 Patients in One Year, Study Says
In one of the largest national studies to date, two common conditions—sepsis and pneumonia—caused hospital...
Hospital Bans Flowers to Minimize Infections, Clutter
A new policy decision made by a Northern England hospital has struck a chord among a unique niche: florists. The...
Web Exclusive: Facility Identifies Four Ways to Lower Infection Rates
To prevent central line-associated bloodstream infections, Swedish Medical Center in Seattle has found sharing...
Evidence-Based Hospital Design Improves Patient Safety
Dublin (OH) Methodist Hospital has not had a hospital-acquired infection since January 8, 2008, when it opened. Chief...
Dallas-Fort Worth hospital systems invest in infection prevention
The efforts by hospitals in the Dallas-Fort Worth to fight infections often revolve around creative programs that boil...
Two Chicago hospital patients with bacterial infections die
Two intensive-care patients at Roseland Community Hospital in Chicago recently died after becoming infected with a...
Floors likely to reopen at Grady
Atlanta's Grady Memorial Hospital expects to reopen some areas today that were contaminated with Legionnaires' disease...

Newsletter: Healthcare Leadership Review
This newsletter will equip you with the tools to become the leader in Healthcare that you have always dreamed of...
Book: The Complete Guide to Hospital Marketing, Second Edition
The Complete Guide to Hospital Marketing, Second Edition looks at the complex field of healthcare marketing in a...
Webcast: Cultivating Physician-Hospital Alignment in the ACO Era
The physician-hospital relationship has always been important but with reform, fortifying these partnerships is now an...
Audio Conference: Slash Your Readmission Rates
With 20% of Medicare fee-for-service beneficiaries discharged from a hospital being readmitted within 30 days, two of...
Book: The Complete Guide to Strategic Marketing for the Cardiovascular Service Line
Understanding the essence of strategic marketing concepts, their application to the management of cardiovascular (CV...
Webcast: Tackle Physician Turnover Costs, Rev Up Recruitment
Physician turnover can cause millions to walk out your front door. Losing just one physician can mean a $1 million hit...
Book: The Complete Guide to Women's Health Service Line Marketing
Women are the family healthcare gatekeeper attract them to your women’s service line and you will attract their family...
Book: The Healthcare Executive's Guide to Urgent Care Centers and Freestanding EDs
One in five Americans lacks adequate access to primary care physicians and even those patients with insurance and a...