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Feature: Mercy Readies Tornado-Tough $450M Joplin Hospital Two years after an EF5 tornado flattened Joplin, MO and...
Radiation should follow a mastectomy for advanced cancer, but often doesn't
Radiation after a mastectomy for advanced breast cancer is part of the standard treatment guidelines. But more than a...
Speeding Patient Discharges Safely
Using a multi-disciplinary approach, Yale-New haven Hospital has adopted a number of methods to ensure greater patient...
Web Exclusive: Dual HIT Programs Reduce Medication Errors at Hopkins
Two health information technology systems combining electronic prescription drug ordering with computer reporting of...
Web Exclusive: RFID 100% Accurate in Surgical Sponge Tracking Test
A blinded clinical trial of radio frequency identification chips resulted in an accuracy rate far better than...
Web Exclusive: Informal May be Best Approach to End-of-Life Conversations
How a doctor guides family members through the details of a patient's critical illness may influence caregivers...
Web Exclusive: Evidence-Based Care Gaps Pervasive, Researchers Say
Failure to use research-based evidence to inform healthcare decision making is prevalent among patients, caregivers...
Limits on test drugs add to patients' ordeals
Lorraine Heidke-McCartin, 54, has experienced heartening victories and wrenching setbacks in her fight with breast...
Cooling caps tested to help cancer patients keep hair
A handful of San Francisco breast cancer patients are donning frigid skullcaps to test a device designed to keep hair...
Web Exclusive: 3 Tips for Prescribing Antibiotics, CDC Offers
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has launched an educational campaign encouraging physicians to avoid...
Book: Soaring to Success
Co-written by a former airline pilot turned nurse and a risk management expert, this practical resource offers...
Book: Long-Term Care Clinical Assessment and Documentation Cheat Sheets
The Long-Term Care Clinical Assessment and Documentation Cheat Sheets is the ultimate blueprint for how to provide...
Webcast: Proven Methods for Drastically Reducing CAUTIs
Join nurse practitioner Mikel Gray, PhD, PNP, FNP, CUNP CCCN, FAANP, FAAN, and chief of infection prevention and 2012...
Book: Patient Safety Basics
Promote patient safety throughout your facility all year long with the HCPro Patient Safety Basics Collection.