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.
NursingNurses Create Escape Room to Increase Sepsis Awareness
Nurses helped improve their colleagues' understanding of sepsis at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center in Philadelphia.
NursingBuild a Unit-Based CAUTI Prevention Team
Engaging frontline staff is key to advancing clinical quality improvement projects.
Clinical Care7-Component CPR Model Improves In-Hospital Resuscitation of Children
The John Hopkins Children's Center approach to cardiopulmonary resuscitation increases compliance with American Heart Association guidelines.
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...
InnovationSenators Discuss Innovation as Healthcare Cost-Cutting Tactic
The chief medical officer for HCA Healthcare testified about the ways his company has sought to employ innovations driven by...
Clinical CareBeyond Pre-Surgery Fasting: Geisinger Boosts Nutrition to Speed Up Recovery
After a successful pilot saw lengths of stay decrease 39% or more, the health system is rolling out its tactics...
Indiana's Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center Wins Baldrige Award
The 168-bed community hospital was lauded for its consistent placement in top national rankings for quality and patient safety, financial...
FinanceMedicare's Quality Measure Development Should Be on Your Revenue Cycle Radar
A CMS grant will help seven healthcare organizations develop quality measures for the Medicare Quality Payment Program.