Quality and Safety
10:52 am October 12, 2017
Since before 2013, hospitals and other healthcare facilities knew that falls were a serious problem, and massive resources were marshalled to reduce or prevent patient falls.
09:17 am September 25, 2017
In a medical crisis, clinicians need to know people’s medications, allergies, and medical histories to safely care for patients in shelters and to manage transfers between care settings.
03:29 pm September 08, 2017
Founder of The Walking Gallery of Healthcare honors friend and a leader who lent her voice to patients who needed to be heard.
10:59 am August 22, 2017
Whether because of a nefarious manmade or natural disaster, hospital IT shops often find themselves strapped during a crisis. The government and private sector have already developed considerable resources to help. Here’s a look at those.
09:07 am August 22, 2017
Most affected are poor people with no insurance.
12:36 pm August 04, 2017
The project tells patient stories via paintings by artist Regina Holliday.
10:17 am July 21, 2017
Report offers advice on how to do it right – the way patients want.
03:49 pm June 16, 2017
Feeding data directly from a medical device into medical records has reduced errors, improved patient safety and increased caregiver efficiency.
11:53 am March 01, 2017
At a pivotal moment for healthcare, it's time to reform regulatory approaches, improve access to data for care coordination and establish a national patient ID, says John Halamka, MD, who offers some perspective to CMS and ONC on the future of MACRA, interoperability and more.
09:14 am February 27, 2017
When I was a child we looked forward to our birthdays with joy and trepidation. Yes, we would get a few presents, a birthday cake and for a few very fortunate children there would be a birthday party to attend. But we would dread school on our birthdays.