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Nurses help New York hospitals cut down on HACs

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.

How hospitals can save lives by planning for the worst

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.

Female speakers scarce at healthcare conferences

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.

How Virginia employers enable nurse drug theft

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.

Should the Triple Aim become the Quadruple Aim?

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.

Daily leadership huddles drive up event reporting, cut errors

Morning huddles can significantly improve hospital culture and help hospital leaders anticipate preventable errors, according to a  Harvard Business Review  blog post.

5 lessons from healthcare partnership success stories

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.  

Experience, communication crucial for sharing of complex health data sets

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).

5 smart moves for healthcare leaders

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

3 ways hospitals can create an optimal patient experience

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.