Quality and Safety
02:21 pm April 12, 2017
Though new safety grades show problems persist, hundreds of hospitals are excelling at prevention based on the latest Hosptial Safety Grade.
01:11 pm April 12, 2017
Hartford HealthCare says the partnership will help it transform care delivery over seven years.
03:36 pm April 10, 2017
The majority of errors were attributed to the human-computer interface, workflow and communication, and clinical content, Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority says.
03:16 pm April 05, 2017
Healthgrades said 134,568 patient safety events could have been avoided if all hospitals performed like the winners did.
07:01 am March 30, 2017
IBM Watson Health will adopt SNOMED CT for use in Watson Health work, SNOMED International and IBM Watson announced today.
03:06 pm March 27, 2017
The health system drastically reduced documentation time and number of clicks within its Cerner EHR after a three-year optimization project.
05:18 pm March 14, 2017
Two Advisory Board research leaders discuss the current state of precision medicine – and what it will take for genomics to become part of routine care.
01:10 pm March 14, 2017
A new report from ECRI Institute says suboptimal EHR management and CDS implementation pose safety risks to patients. It also raises concerns about patient identification and clinical process improvement activities.
12:36 pm March 08, 2017
Hospitals in New York are finding big quality and efficiency gains thanks to the ability to access patient EHR data via a regional health information exchange.
11:03 am February 28, 2017
Currently, 60 percent of healthcare organizations worldwide have introduced IoT into their facilities, with nearly two-thirds of those using it for monitoring and maintenance.