DACA’s end could have an impact, especially among medical students and home health aides.
The findings challenge the use of claims data for sepsis surveillance.
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.
The political debate highlights the role of this crew of wonk-ish administrators who sometimes preside over underfunded, understaffed offices and whose range of duties usually spans well beyond health care and its myriad complexities.
Hospitals and other healthcare organizations affected by Hurricane Harvey in Texas and Louisiana were granted an emergency reprieve from certain limited HIPAA requirements, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) announced in an August 30 email alert. The agency also published a bulletin August 29.
Take time in the final week of August to reflect on immunization preparedness and handling practices in your facility.
A review by The Joint Commission finds broad and inconsistent uses for the term and definitions that are all over the map, hindering effective measures for the concept.
Hurricane Harvey unleashes catastrophic flooding, forcing some healthcare providers to shut down and evacuate patients.
Because visits to the emergency room may be the only time an older adult leaves the house, staff in the ER can be a first line of defense.
A facility in Massachusetts is accused of failing to address workplace violence risks as it had promised.