Shapiro and several colleagues recently published a journal article about a five-tier hierarchy that they developed to help healthcare administrators prioritize interventions that address medical staff burnout.
Conducted in June 2019, the study by InCrowd found that 68% of physicians across all specialties are dealing with burnout.
Researchers interviewed 158 hospital staff members including nurses, physicians, and administrators during site visits to nine hospitals participating in the Get With the Guidelines-Resuscitation program.
Leapfrog is promoting a nine-point Never Event Policy to help health systems and hospitals address catastrophic medical errors. The nonprofit group defines a never event as egregious mistakes such as surgery performed on the wrong patient or foreign objects left inside a patient after surgery.
Over the last decade or so, the industry has made enormous progress in digitizing significant amounts of clinical, administrative, and billing data, but this effort has not come without problems.
CT isn’t always the best solution for an individual’s problem, and uncertain or inaccurate diagnoses can actually lengthen the amount of time needed for patient care. This is particularly true when it comes to effectively diagnosing certain types of neuro-related cases.
Researchers analyzed CRICO’s Comparative Benchmarking System, a database of more than 400,000 malpractice claims drawn from more than 400 academic and community medical centers that is estimated to contain 30% of all malpractice claims in the U.S.
A new study in Health Affairs finds that 30-day hospital readmissions for hip and knee replacements began to decline rapidly when the federal government announced that it would penalize hospitals for certain readmissions.
To improve nurses’ listening skills and create a better patient experience, nuances regarding listening must be understood.
The group’s evidence-based recommendations are designed to provide healthcare organizations with standardized methods of measuring, evaluating, and improving emergency care and patient outcomes.