Quality and Safety

By Healthcare IT News 09:07 am October 28, 2015
The Leapfrog Group's Hospital Safety Score grades more than 2,500 hospitals across the nation on how safe they are for patients.
By Mike Miliard 03:36 pm September 29, 2015
A healthcare organization can have the most robust security protections in the world. But it only takes is a single click on a scam email for it all to be for naught. No wonder infosec professionals take phishing seriously.
By Bernie Monegain 02:56 pm June 03, 2015
Along with four big-name healthcare systems – and many other organizations to bolster the cause – the government launched Wednesday a full-on campaign to take out antibiotic-resistant bacteria – superbugs – that kill 23,000 people a year. The Centers for Disease Control infographic summarizes the plan.
By Healthcare IT News 10:15 am May 05, 2015
Based on de-identified claims and EHR data of more than 10 million people, this infographic from Arcadia Healthcare Solutions shows a decade-plus of diabetic patient data, normalized to show the movement of various states of severity and control of the condition.
By Mike Miliard 03:58 pm March 12, 2015
As they work on the front lines of healthcare, nurses are among the biggest users of information technology. Still, too many are still using suboptimal tools.

By Healthcare IT News 11:15 am September 18, 2013
This Commonwealth Fund infographic shows that if healthcare for low-income populations in all states met benchmarks set by higher-income groups in the best-performing states, 30,000 low-income adults and children would have health insurance.
By Healthcare IT News 10:48 am March 01, 2013
View this infographic from Nuance to learn more about virtual assistants and how they could support both physicians and patients, improve care coordination and facilitate communication between doctors. Click on image to enlarge.

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