Clinical CareAMA to Promote Use of Peer Support Groups
Voluntary gatherings that meet for the purpose of sharing stories, relieving distress and secondary trauma.
Air Ambulance Costs Fly Around Fixes For Surprise Medical Bills
Over and over again, the high cost associated with air ambulance service gives patients the biggest sticker shock.
Fall-related Death Rates Triple for US Seniors
The absolute number of fall-related deaths for seniors ages 75 and higher increased from 8,613 in 2000 to 25,189 in...
NursingPatient Arrested on Manslaughter Charge for Attack That Killed Nurse
The behavioral health patient allegedly attacked multiple nurses, inflicting injuries that later killed one of them.
NursingPatient Faces Arrest for Attack That Killed Louisiana Nurse
A warrant was issued after the coroner determined the nurse's death was directly related to injuries from a belligerent patient...
Clinical Care5 Steps RWJBarnabas Took to Combat Workplace Violence
The academic health system in New Jersey has taken several specific steps toward workplace violence prevention and designated leaders to...
Clinical CareGunshot Victims Use More Blood, Cost More to Treat, More Likely to Die
A new study examines 12 years of trauma records and finds high mortality rates for shooting victims, despite the volumes...
NursingThe Other Victims: First Responders To Horrific Disasters Often Suffer In Solitude
Many studies have found elevated rates of post-traumatic stress disorder among nurses, firefighters and paramedics.
StrategyHow to Cut Costs and Improve Outcomes in the ICU
Two hospitals have demonstrably cut length of stay and improved survivorship among the most vulnerable of patients. Meanwhile, they've increased...