POSTS TAGGED AS quality of care

Social Factors in Hospital Readmissions

December 11, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

This piece raises the question of social factors, like employment, home location, etc, being relevant to hospital readmissions which [MORE]

What Technology Do Nurses Want? Cipriano Answers.

May 5, 2010 | | Posted in Expert Interviews,Resources

Pamela Cipriano, PhD, RN, FAAN and Chair of the American Academy of Nursing Workforce Commission on Technology in Nursing,  describes [MORE]

21st Century Healthcare: Engineers Wanted

November 1, 2009 | | Posted in Publications,Resources

In 1980, the Russian Institute of Eye Microsurgery pioneered the ‘conveyer surgery method’ (1)- wherein several surgeons perform different parts [MORE]

Care Coordination

February 24, 2009 | | Posted in Newsletter

It’s common sense that improvements in care, patient adherence and better communication would lower healthcare costs, mainly by reducing hospital [MORE]

Wrong Medical Procedures – Oops!

January 20, 2009 | | Posted in Newsletter

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid announced on Jan. 15 that it will not reimburse hospitals and surgeons for three [MORE]