Clinical CareMost Sepsis-Associated Deaths Could be Caused by Severe Coexisting Conditions
New research contradicts the perception that better sepsis care alone can reduce mortality.
Clinical CareTop 3 Concerns at Healthcare Providers: Q&A With AMGA Chief
Jerry Penso shares insights from visiting more than 65 AMGA member organizations since October 2017.
Clinical CareER Doc: Protect Your Staff From Workplace Violence
Physician says hospitals are too tolerant of assaultive behavior by patients and their loved ones.
Clinical CareMaryland Bill Expunging Physician Disciplinary History Draws Ire of Regulators
The legislation's supporters say the bill scrubs only minor disciplinary scrapes that result in reprimands or probation.
Clinical CareBonus Pay for Doctors Can Boost Quality of Care
Large physician bonuses in pay-for-performance reimbursement arrangements are associated with improvement in evidence-based care.
Clinical CareHow Kaiser Permanente Regionalized Lung Surgery
The California-based health system shifted serious lung cancer surgery to five centers of excellence.
Clinical Care5-Step 'Huddle' Boosts Safety in Violent Patient Transfers
Mayo Clinic develops handoff tool for potentially violent patients that features exchange of behavioral information between care teams.
Clinical CareTo Err Is Human Film Urges Patient Safety Improvement
Patient safety deficiencies are spotlighted in a new documentary.
StrategyNCH Healthcare System CEO Allen Weiss Steps Down After Staff's No-Confidence Vote
The executive, who serves on the American Hospital Association's board of trustees, said in a parting word to staff that...
Clinical CareMajority of Consumers Lack Confidence to Take New Meds
Anxiety and a lack of time at the point of care are causing consumers to feel unconfident when taking new...
Clinical CareEmbrace This Technique to Reduce Lawsuits and Complaints
Shared decision-making about health conditions is linked to lower likelihood of patient legal action.
Clinical CarePhysician Burnout Crisis Declared by Massachusetts Healthcare Organizations
The crisis declaration includes a call for three interventions to help physicians and their employers address burnout.