A review of more than 2,000 neurosurgical cases found no greater risk of post-operations complications for patients operated on by surgeons conducting overlapping surgeries.
The San Diego outbreak, and a number of others in California and across the United States, have generated a spike in demand for hepatitis A vaccine and put a squeeze on supplies, according to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Creating a culture of safety first and foremost requires strong leadership, passionate about embedding the strategies, tools and techniques necessary to make it happen.
Spatial, temporal analytics may aid infection control in hospitals.
From duplicate blood tests to unnecessary knee replacements, millions of patients are being bombarded with screenings, scans and treatments that offer little or no benefit.
Every facility wants to give the best possible care to every patient who walks through its doors, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity. But wanting to help people isn’t the same as helping them or knowing what they need.
Clinical assessment of IAD is foundational for effective prevention and management, yet it remains a challenge for bedside staff.
Data plays a crucial role in facilitating improvement, but the right story can also have the power to inspire and incite change, including with manufacturers, regulatory agencies, accrediting agencies, and standard-setting organizations.
Corrective steps being taken to protect patients and workers alike, hospital says
National Suicide Prevention Week is September 10-16, bringing awareness to the 10th leading cause of death in the United States. This week is a time for physicians, nurses, and other providers to learn more about how their healthcare organizations can help suicidal patients.