Quality and Safety

Oct 24, 2017 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Emergency room overcrowding is caused by lack of access to care, and the focus should be there, ACEP says.
Medicaid expansion
Oct 24, 2017 | Susan Morse
Medicaid expansion in the Affordable Care Act turned Medicaid into a lifelong program for people it was…
Oct 23, 2017 | Liz Szabo, Kaiser Health News
A growing number of patients and doctors are concerned about overtreatment, which is rampant across the…
Judge reverses $417 million talc verdict against Johnson & Johnson
Oct 23, 2017 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Judge cited errors and inadequate evidence from both the defense and prosecution, as well as jury misconduct.
Nearly half of medical care comes from ER
Oct 19, 2017 | Jeff Lagasse
Researchers find increasing use by vulnerable populations as socioeconomic and racial inequality creates barriers to the…
Oct 19, 2017 | Jeff Lagasse
By giving healthcare providers real-time feedback on their ordering patterns, they can adjust those patterns to optimize care.
Oct 19, 2017 | Beth Jones Sanborn
According to HFMA, 50 percent of American hospitals are now charging upfront fees for non-emergency visits to the…
Oct 17, 2017 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Patients treated at top-rated hospitals had a lower risk of death, complications.
Oct 16, 2017 | Tom Sullivan
But experts at Monday's National Committee for Quality Assurance event say cutting costs…
employee assessments
Oct 16, 2017 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Quality caregivers can dictate whether a patient has a good or bad experience at your hospital, which drives…