3 Hospitals Respond to Failing Grade From Leapfrog
HealthLeaders reached out to all nine hospitals that received an 'F' from The Leapfrog Group and offered them an opportunity...
Clinical CareAs ER Wait Times Grow, More Patients Leave Against Medical Advice
The growth in patients leaving California ERs prematurely was faster than the growth in overall ER encounters.
Clinical CareAvoidable Hospital Deaths Dip to 161K, Leapfrog Study Finds
Researchers compared the latest hospital quality ratings to rates observed three years prior, finding both progress and opportunities for much...
NursingNurses Have Potential to Transform Healthcare System, Says RWJF Report
Nurses are in a unique position to coordinate partnerships and provide the kind of patient-centered care needed to address the...
NursingThe Future of Nursing Report: Where Are We Now?
How much progress has been made in nursing toward the IOM's Future of Nursing recommendations? The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's...
Clinical Care2 Strategies to Limit Variation in Hospital Networks
Exporting best practices from high-performing hospitals and establishing regional referral centers can level variation in hospital networks' clinical outcomes.
Clinical CareRacial Differences Persist for Bariatric Surgery Outcomes
Complication rates are lower for white patients when compared with black patients.
Clinical CareCMS Updates Hospital Star Ratings After Delay, Signals Plans for Change
Hospitals have long complained that the ratings fail to convey an accurate picture of care quality.
NursingAdditional PPE Training Needed for Nurses Administering Chemotherapy
Forty-two percent of non-pregnant nurses and thirty-eight percent of pregnant nurses reported never using a gown while administering antineoplastic drugs...
StrategyShift to Medicare Advantage Ratchets Up Pressure on Hospitals
The move to private Medicare Advantage takes hospitals further away from fee-for-service medicine, putting pressure on these providers to improve...
Clinical CareHealthgrades Names America's Best Hospitals for 2019
This year is the first time two awards have been consolidated into a single list that includes the top 250,...
NursingTransforming Patient Care: 5 Nurse Leaders Offer Insight
Nurse leaders connect with their peers at HealthLeaders CNO Exchange to discuss solutions to transform patient care.