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AAMI: Meaningful use rewards early interoperability adopters
Evaluating hospital networks, data, drivers and device types should be completed before embarking on an...
State HIEs wrangle with thorny ’patient consent’ issue
Oregon and Illinois are two states that will launch their initial health information exchange core services in early...
Opinion: Why Google Health really failed: It's about the money
As reported on TechCrunch, Google shut down its medical records and health data platform. Since then, there's been a...
Web Exclusive: Hospital Research Partnership Targets Obesity
Florida Hospital and Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute have teamed up with Japan's Takeda Pharmaceutical...
Web Exclusive: Women's Health Research Gains Ground, But Gaps Remain
Boosting research on women's health issues during the past two decades has reduced deaths among women related to...
Web Exclusive: HHS Awards $14M to Study Racial, Ethnic Group Interventions
Research will focus on issues such as breast and prostate cancer in underserved populations and cardio-metabolic...
Web Exclusive: Specialist Nurses Trained to Obtain Informed Consent
If a procedure has been shifted from the physician to the nurse, can informed consent then be obtained by the nurse...
What to tell patients when trials go awry
Joel Ross, MD, the founder/CEO of the Memory Enhancement Centers of New Jersey, makes his living enrolling subjects in...
Las Vegas panel discusses how best to stem the spread of infection
A Las Vegas Sun investigation found that lethal “superbugs" are infecting thousands of patients in local...
Milwaukee hospitals above average in CT scans
Two Milwaukee County hospitals performed many more abdominal imaging tests than other hospitals around the country...

Book: Statistics Basics: A Resource Guide for Healthcare Managers
A new addition to HCPro's Basics series, this logical book and CD-ROM are a primer for any healthcare manager embarking...
Book: Making Your Data Work:
This book and CD-ROM will help staff quickly and easily find and present valuable information to improve quality and...
Book: Root Cause Analysis Basics
Our experts have put their years of RCA experience to work for you. This valuable guide will explain how to conduct an...
Book: Performance Improvement Basics, 2nd Edition
Whether your goal is to gather buy-in from facility leaders or to brush up on effective data collection and analysis...
Book: Effective Process Management: Improving Your Healthcare Delivery
This book will show you how to identify where certain processes fail or how they might fail in the future, and how to...
Moving from Process Improvement to Process Management
In this live event, which you can attend at your computer, you will receive a straightforward 7-step process to assist...
Book: Occurrence Reporting
This new resource by performance improvement expert Kenneth R. Rohde provides practical techniques to help you better...
Webcast: Presenting Data to Leadership: What Your Board Needs to Know
During this 90-minute program, expert consultant Ken Rohde will explain what your quality and safety data really means...
Book: Patient Safety Basics
Promote patient safety throughout your facility all year long with the HCPro Patient Safety Basics Collection.