Nursing5 Ways Nurses Can Improve Patient Mobility
Memorial Regional Hospital revamped its mobility program so patients would get the ambulation needed to achieve optimal outcomes.
NursingAORN Likely to Update Surgical Attire Guidelines
A new study finds that the requirement for ear coverage in the OR is not supported by sufficient evidence.
Clinical CareECRI Resuscitates Healthcare Clearinghouse Data
The nonprofit healthcare researcher and repository is building a website that will replicate much of the data found on the...
NursingHospital Occupancy Impacts Infection Risk in Unexpected Ways
The greatest risk of patients acquiring a C. diff infection didn't come, surprisingly, when hospitals were at their fullest.
Clinical CareTexas Clinics Busting Traditional Silos Of Mental And Physical Health Care
The effort developed partly out of the realization that untreated mental health conditions negatively affect patients' physical health, thus costing...
Clinical CareMaternity Program Credited for Huge Drop in C-Sections
Blue Distinction Centers for Maternity Care hospitals lowered C-section rates to 23.7% for first-time mothers compared to 34.9% for hospitals...
StrategyFormer Cleveland Clinic CEO Toby Cosgrove Joins Health IT Company's Board
The company's main product provides prescription decision support to clinicians.
Nursing3 Takeaways For Nurses From the AACN Conference
The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses' annual conference showcased resilience, telehealth, and nurse development.
NursingCritical-Care Group Updates TeleICU Standards
The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses' consensus statement reflects current evidence and best practices in TeleICU nursing.
Clinical CareVA Reduces Treatments of Non-Aggressive Prostate Cancer
Researchers suggest salaried physicians at the publicly funded hospital system are not financially incentivized to overtreat patients with costly and...
NursingICU Transfers Decrease with Communication Bundle
Early-warning score system plus communication protocol prevents patient deterioration
Clinical CareNearly Three-Quarters Of Commonly Used Medical Scopes Tainted By Bacteria
Researchers said the findings confirm earlier work showing that these issues aren't simply confined to duodenoscopes.