Adverse event

Doctor and patient
By Jessica Davis 11:39 am December 15, 2015
A new report from Frost & Sullivan that forecasts the market will grow 13.2 percent over the next five years.
Doctors with protective gear
By Bernie Monegain 05:12 am November 17, 2015
The Office of Inspector General in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recently released its work plan for 2016. Among its vast oversight responsibilities, we focus on five related to hospital safety and clinical quality.
Doctor looking at vitals on monitor
By Mike Miliard 11:11 am October 20, 2015
Johns Hopkins is working with Microsoft to develop a data sharing platform that will better integrate medical devices in the intensive care unit and help prevent medical errors.
Patient on gurney
By Bernie Monegain 08:46 am September 28, 2015
CMS has allocated $110 million in Affordable Care Act funding to 17 national, regional, or state hospital associations and health system organizations to continue efforts in reducing preventable hospital-acquired conditions and readmissions.
Patient and doctor
By Jack McCarthy 10:51 am September 03, 2015
The money will fund projects that focus on improving care in vulnerable populations.
Medical research
By Bernie Monegain 10:22 am September 01, 2015
Fifty hospital and health system members of Premier across 24 states are testing, defining and scaling new strategies in a nationwide effort to combat antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
Hands together
By Mike Miliard 10:36 am July 28, 2015
When ONC released its Health IT Safety Center Roadmap earlier this month, it touted the envisioned center as a way to create a "culture of safety." Writing in Health Affairs, two experts offer some tips to help it meet that "monumental, sociotechnical challenge."
Patient care with IT
By Mike Miliard 09:15 am July 20, 2015
As part of its ongoing battle against medical errors and adverse events, the Office of the National Coordinator has released its Health IT Safety Center Roadmap, a plan to convene stakeholders to create a technology-enabled "culture of safety" across the industry.
Seniors with laptop
By Bernie Monegain 11:05 am May 04, 2015
Royal Philips and Arizona-based Banner Health say they have saved 27 percent in cost as the result of their at-home telehealth pilot program for patients with multiple chronic conditions.
illustration of connected people
By Bernie Monegain 07:57 pm April 12, 2015
When Russell P. Branzell, CEO of CHIME, told an audience of about 600 CIOs at the CIO Spring Forum at HIMSS15 on Sunday that CHIME would not rest until one of healthcare's most tenacious problems -- the patient identifier -- was solved, the room broke into applause.

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