Releasing the action plan in the midst of a pandemic creates more will to achieve the recommendations it sets out, said Kedar Mate, MD, president and CEO of the IHI.
A survey finds 63% of hospital nurses report burnout.
The widely cited figure of 1,500 hospital suicides per year is debunked by a new study.
The goal of the week's special emphasis is to 'have a visible and focused discussion on patient safety.'
Accreditors like The Joint Commission would have been required to post final survey reports online within 90 days of delivering them to hospitals. But it turns out federal law may prohibit such a requirement.
The first nurses strike at a Boston hospital in more than 30 years ended with nurses returning to work Monday. Contract negotiations will resume at an unknown date.