Alexandra Wilson Pecci is an editor for HealthLeaders Media.
Innovating on top of the EHR enables clinicians to get information about a patient, create clinical decision support, and integrate the data with the workflow, says Natalie M. Pageler, MD.
Complex parts make duodenoscopes difficult to clean properly, and their usage has been linked to superbug outbreaks at hospitals in the United States and Europe.
His focus will be on the ‘Patients First’ culture.
Hospitals with the most proactive unit culture management had a higher risk of cesarean delivery, postpartum hemorrhage, blood transfusion, and prolonged hospital length of stay.
At 30 days post-discharge, one in five observation status patients had a revisit, such as an ED stay, another observation stay, or inpatient stay.
Physicians increasingly support the concept of assisted death, but few have been part of one, even in states where it’s legal.
HHS warns the healthcare and public health sector about the ongoing risk and ripple-effect problems that may stem from the attacks.
Only 18% of clinical recommendations were based on high-quality, patient-oriented evidence, a primary care research study shows.
Many prescribers erroneously believe electronic prescribing of controlled substances is illegal, but experts say it is a key tool in the fight against opioid abuse.
Get ready for CMS to remove Social Security numbers from Medicare cards.