Clinical CareQ&A: Patient Safety Impact of 'To Err Is Human' at 20th Anniversary
An Institute for Healthcare Improvement expert puts landmark patient safety report into perspective.
Clinical CareMedical Device Failures Brought To Light Now Bolster Lawsuits And Research
For nearly two decades, malfunctions and injuries linked to more than 100 medical devices were funneled into an FDA database...
Clinical Care'I Feel Like I'm In Jail': Hospital Alarms Torment Patients
Nearly every machine in a hospital is now outfitted with an alarm. The glut of noise means that the medical...
Clinical CareFBI Investigating Newark Beth Israel's Transplant Program for Possible Fraud
The medical center's transplant director instructed staff to keep a vegetative patient alive, and not to discuss options such as...
NursingSoft Skills That Deliver Hard Results
Want to achieve your organization's strategic goals? Put a little love and joy into your culture.
Clinical CareThese Are IBM Watson Health's Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospitals
The winners had significantly higher inpatient survival rates, fewer complications, and lower costs than their peers.
Clinical CareWatchdog Group Surveys Outpatient Surgery Facilities for Safety and Quality
The Leapfrog Group's surveys collected data from more than 300 ambulatory surgery centers and more than 1,100 hospital outpatient departments.
NursingReshape the Nurse Leadership Role
Reshaping healthcare delivery means reshaping nursing leadership. Enter the chief nursing optimization officer role.
StrategyThe Return on Investing in Elder Care
The business case for age-friendly health systems offers push to standardize best practices.
StrategyWorried About Costs of Complex Conditions, Employers Flock to Centers of Excellence
More than three-quarters of large and 'jumbo' employers report using a Centers of Excellence strategy, according to an Optum survey.
Clinical CareFocus on 3 Areas When Caring for Vision-Impaired Hospital Patients
Measures designed for vision-impaired patients include focusing on discharge and medication management, patient safety, and special accommodations.
Clinical CarePrior Authorization Fixes Still a Medicare Priority, Says CMS Chief
Process needs to be less burdensome, Verma says