StrategySt. Luke's in Houston Replaces Its President, Other Top Leaders After Series of Care Lapses, Recent Deadly Error
The sudden removal of the three executives follows a yearlong investigation by ProPublica and the Houston Chronicle into widespread problems...
NursingA Patient Care Advocate Primer for Nurses
Here's how healthcare providers can work with private patient care advocates to improve patient care and outcomes.
Clinical CareEmergency Medical Responders Confront Racial Bias
Unconscious bias can be subtle, but, as this new report shows, it may be one of the factors behind race-linked...
Clinical Care4 Ways to Improve Your Hospital Quality and Safety Rankings
Learn how one health system launched systematic initiatives to improve its quality and safety rankings and is pursuing a zero-harm...
Clinical CareWhen Medicine Makes Patients Sicker
The FDA is supposed to inspect all factories, foreign and domestic, that produce drugs for the U.S. market. But a...
Clinical Care3 Ways to Limit Overprescribing Antibiotics in the Urgent Care Setting
Better antibiotic stewardship is needed to decrease inappropriate antibiotic prescriptions in ambulatory care settings, according to CDC researchers.
Clinical CareDisruptions of Patients During Hospitalization Raise Readmission Risk
Health systems and hospitals can adopt effective strategies to address disruptions of patient sleep, mobility, nutrition, and mood.
Clinical Care5 Approaches to Improving Home Care Safety
Several steps are required to accelerate home care safety, including a commitment to self-determination and fostering a safety culture.
InnovationBiometric Technology for Patient Identity: 4 Things to Know
Northwell Health launches an iris recognition technology with the hope of enhancing the patient experience.
Endoscope Maker, Exec Plead Guilty in Medical Device Scheme
Japan-based Olympus Medical Systems and a former top regulator at the company admit they knowingly distributed endoscopes in the U.S....
Clinical CareNovant CMO Draws From His Aerospace Background to Reduce Patient Harm
The physician executive's goals for the CMO role include fostering a high-reliability approach to care and using artificial intelligence to...
The Leapfrog Group Names 2018 Top Hospitals
The award is based on several metrics, including; preventing infections, reducing C-sections, use of technology to ensure safer care, and...