StrategyHospitals and Health Systems Stock Up on Pandemic Medications for Potential Second Wave
A survey from Premier found 88% of acute care provider members are stocking 'critical' medications in preparation for the next...
Clinical CareCoronavirus: 4-Part Ethical Framework for Allocating Scarce Medications
As the first drug found effective against the novel coronavirus illustrates, medications to treat the infection are likely to be...
Clinical CareEHRs Fail to Detect Up to One-third of Medication Errors
In 2009, EHRs correctly issued alerts about potential medication problems only 54% of the time. By 2018, EHRs detected about...
Clinical CareCoronavirus Care Rationing: 'It's Not Just About Ventilators'
In addition to ventilators, care has been rationed during the coronavirus pandemic in areas such as testing and emergency medicine.
Clinical CareIHI Looks to Expand 'Age-Friendly' Health Systems
An age-friendly health system uses an evidence-based framework called the 4Ms to improve outcomes, shorten hospital stays, and meet the...
Clinical CareWarfarin Is Bad to the Bone, Fracture Data Affirms
In U.S. claims analysis, fracture risk lower with DOACs
Clinical Care4-Part Protocol Improves Care, Lowers Costs for Hospitalized Parkinson's Patients
Medication management is the primary focus of a new care protocol for Parkinson's disease patients in the hospital setting.
Clinical Care162 Hospitals and Physician Practices Earn Age-Friendly Health Systems Recognition
The Institute for Healthcare Improvement initiative is promoting a four-part framework of evidence-based care for Americans over age 65.
Clinical CareRWJBarnabas Develops ICU Pharmacy Team Model
A first-of-its-kind intensive training program gives non-specialist pharmacists confidence to deal with complex and critical medication issues for ICU patients.
Clinical CareA 'No-Brainer'? Calls Grow For Medicare To Cover Anti-Rejection Drugs After Kidney Transplant
Last week's announcement of a Trump administration overhaul of kidney care in the U.S. has reanimated an effort by federal...
Clinical CareEnlist Pharmacists to Help Lead Opioid Stewardship at Your Hospital
New research shows an increasing number of hospitals are relying on pharmacists to monitor drug therapy and prevent opioid abuse.
Clinical CareImprove Health of Seniors With 4-Pronged, Age-Friendly Strategy
To boost quality and reduce costs, an IHI initiative calls on clinical teams to focus on four evidence-based elements when...