Covid-19Clarity on Covid Count: Pandemic's Toll on Seniors Extended Well Beyond Nursing Homes
As of Aug. 4, more than 480,000 people age 65 and older perished from covid ? 79% of more than...
Clinical CareAORN Updates Skin Antisepsis Guidelines: What This Means for Organizations
Professional guidelines are out in the field for certain subsets of patients to receive nasal decolonization.
StrategyOIG Cites CMS for Poor Risk Assessments
"CMS?s ERM process did not consider national security risks for any of CMS?s programs in accordance with federal requirements," the...
StrategyPSQH Quick Poll: Taking the Pulse of Healthcare Risk Management
A recent PSQH Poll found that among healthcare organizations' biggest concerns, almost half said their top risk is workforce retention.
Covid-19Little-Known Illnesses Turning Up in Covid Long-Haulers
Through her own research, Dr. Elizabeth Dawson recognized she had typical symptoms of postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome, or POTS.
StrategyHazCom: What EHS Managers Need to Know
Agency inspectors will review the written program during a workplace walkaround, confirming that the program includes a complete inventory of...
Covid-19As Schools Spend Millions on Air Purifiers, Experts Warn of Overblown Claims and Harm to Children
School officials desperate to calm worried parents bought these devices and others with a flood of federal funds, installing them...
StrategyPreventing Sexual Harassment Requires More Than Just a Policy
So how can hospitals demonstrate they are taking sexual harassment claims seriously? For starters, she says, any allegation of sexual...
Clinical CareAnalysis: I Was a Teenage Rifle Owner, Then an ER Doctor. Assault Weapons Shouldn't Count as 'Guns.'
When I entered high school in the 1970s, I joined the riflery team and often slung my cased gun over...
FinanceMoody's: J&J Vaccine Pause Doesn't 'Materially Change' Company's Financial Profile
The FDA and CDC called for a pause in the use of the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine Tuesday morning....
Revenue CycleQ&A: Reducing Audit Risks for Short Stays
The first group of short-stay inpatients may come into the hospital and stay a few hours in the ED.