WHO Announces Effort to Reduce Medication Errors
by PSQH, April 19, 2017
The World Health Organization (WHO) announced a new global initiative earlier this month, one that aims to halve the rate of medication errors by 2022.
California Hospitals Lose Ground in Quality of Care, Report Card Shows
by Kaiser Health News, April 19, 2017
Nearly half of California hospitals received a grade of C or lower for patient safety on a national report card aimed at prodding medical centers to do more to prevent injuries and deaths.
Physician Group Creates Ethical Guidelines for EHR Use
by PSQH, April 12, 2017
The use of electronic health records (EHR) should be guided by ethical principles that put patient care at the forefront, according to a position paper published by the American College of Physicians (ACP).
MA Nurses Support Bill to Protect Healthcare Workers
by PSQH, April 12, 2017
Workplace violence continues to be an issue in hospitals across the country; the Massachusetts Nurses Association (MNA) recently found that 86% of Massachusetts nurses have experienced some form of violence while at work, in the last two years.
While Washington Fiddles, CA Leaders Forge Ideas for Universal Healthcare
by Kaiser Health News, April 10, 2017
As the nation’s Republican leaders huddle to reconsider their plans to “repeal and replace” the nation’s health law, advocates for universal health coverage press on in California, armed with renewed political will and a new set of proposals.
Industry Saturday 04/01/2017AORN Global Surgical Conference & Expo
Industry Monday 04/03/2017Observation & Integrated Acute Care Conference ’17
Webinar Thursday 05/04/2017The New CMS Emergency Management Rule: Tips for Successful Implementation
Webinar Monday 05/22/2017A Practical Approach to Achieving Patient- and Family-Centered Care
Bootcamp Monday 06/26/2017Accreditation Specialist Boot Camp
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