Though reducing healthcare-acquired infections (HACs) is a major focus for hospitals leaders around the country, in seven New York Hospitals it's nurses who are taking the lead in cutting down on HACs and reducing costs, according to a statement from the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses.
As hospitals around the country strive to prepare for emergencies within their walls, the Department of Health and Human Services has issued a guide to help facilities plan for how to handle one of the worst-case scenarios--an active shooter situation.
Already underrepresented among hospital CEOs, women also make up only about a quarter of speakers at healthcare conferences, according to a MedCity News article by Rock Health Managing Director Halle Tecco.
Despite a state program to in place to keep drug addicted nurses in the workforce, 900 Virginia nurses have been disciplined for theft or abuse of prescription drugs since 2007, according to an investigation by the News Leader.
There's something crucial missing from the healthcare industry's oft-cited Triple A im, according to a new rep ort from the Annals of Family Medicine.
Morning huddles can significantly improve hospital culture and help hospital leaders anticipate preventable errors, according to a Harvard Business Review blog post.
One of the best ways to improve population health management is through collaboration between healthcare facilities and community leaders, and a new study examines a variety of successful partnerships to make recommendations for how organizations can work together to improve public health.
An experienced team, robust and accurate documentation and communication are all crucial elements for sharing complex health data sets across large collaborative research networks, according to new case study published this week in the journal eGEMs (Generating Evidence & Methods to improve patient outcomes).
Work smarter, not harder: It's a common phrase, but sometimes difficult to put into practice. Becker's Hospital Review helps to unravel that mystery a bit by sharing some of the smartest moves healthcare leaders can take to thrive in today's ever-evolving industry
With more and more healthcare providers striving to provide the best possible experience of care for patients, a Gallup Business Journal article provides a roadmap for how to spearhead this effort.