Quality and Safety

Nonprofit, HIE tackle advance care planning together
Jan 17 | Jeff Lagasse
Making Choices Michigan offers free advance directive services that Great Lakes Health Connect enables clinicians to…
Jan 16 | Jeff Lagasse
Cindy Frey is accusing the hospital of negligence in its diagnosis and treatment of the legendary…
Jan 12 | Jeff Lagasse
The condition is costing the overall economy at least $80 billion per year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and…
Jan 12 | Jeff Lagasse
Older patients visiting the emergency department who received specialized geriatric care were admitted to the hospital 36 percent…
Jan 11 | Jeff Lagasse
Even hospitals that are successful at reducing 30-day readmissions today are compared against…
cost of medical tests
Jan 10 | Mike Miliard
Baylor Scott & White Health physicians will have access to the EHR data stream…
Hospitals still grappling with supply shortages in Hurricane Maria's wake
Jan 08 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Power grid instabilities persist. The FDA says improvements to medical supply availability are coming…
Mount Sinai: Racial disparities ‘manifest in morbidities’
Jan 04 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Wide variations in hospital performances can have a major financial impact on patients, health systems and…
Jan 04 | Susan Morse
Opioids and heroin play a big role, but so do variations in primary care and mental health services.
Quality Star Rating program
Jan 02 | Susan Morse
After months of delay, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services revealed its Quality Star Rating program.