For the second consecutive year, The Joint Commission has presented BrightStar Care® with the Enterprise Champion for Quality award. The award recognizes BrightStar Care for its efforts to promote the delivery of high-quality home healthcare to its franchisees through Joint Commission accreditation.
The sound of monitor alarms in hospitals can save patients’ lives, but the frequency with which the monitors go off can also lead to “alarm fatigue,” in which caregivers become desensitized to the ubiquitous beeping.
GOJO, the inventor of Purell® Advanced Hand Sanitizer and the leading global producer and marketer of skin health and hygiene solutions for away-from-home settings, has introduced its latest innovation, the Purell ES™ Everywhere System.
The Joint Commission announces publication of the new “Patient Safety Systems” chapter in the 2015 Comprehensive Accreditation Manual for Hospitals. The purpose of the chapter is to inform and educate hospital leaders about the importance and structure of an integrated patient-centered system that aims to improve quality of care and patient safety.
BD and CareFusion have announced a definitive agreement under which BD will acquire CareFusion for $58.00 per share in cash and stock, or a total of $12.2 billion, to create a global leader in medication management and patient safety solutions.
Mayo Clinic is committed to reducing healthcare expenses and improving access to medical services through a new telemedicine pilot project called Mayo Clinic Health Connection.
The Association for the Healthcare Environment (AHE), a personal membership group of the American Hospital Association (AHA), and Kimberly-Clark Professional have announced the recipients of the third annual Heart of Healthcare Awards, honoring outstanding environmental services technicians who make a difference for patients and long-term care residents.
Inova Fairfax Medical Center (IFMC) in Virginia and its newly opened Advanced Surgical Technology and Education Center (ASTEC) are using Qstream's mobile, game-based platform to drive improved patient safety and clinical knowledge among an interdisciplinary operating room (OR) team.
- AACR Issues Policy Statement Underscoring Importance of Safe, Accurate, Effective Diagnostic Tests
- PeriGen Announces Partnership with University of Utah Hospital for PeriCALM Evidence-based Fetal Strip Interpretation
- PDI Prevantics Skin Antiseptics Proven to Help Facilities Reduce CLABSI Rates, Costs
- Way-Paver Awards for Bedside Barcoding Presented at unSUMMIT
- AirStrip and Dignity Health Launch Population Health and Telehealth Initiatives in California
- Xerox Introduces Comprehensive Healthcare Management and Analytics Platform
- Joint Commission Alerts Organizations to Tubing Misconnection Risks
- CareFusion Launches App to Help Clinicians Improve Patient Care for Mechanically Ventilated Patients
- ECRI Institute's Alarm Safety Handbook Helps Hospitals Minimize a Top Threat to Patient Safety
- Survey: Work-related Injuries and Their Potential Impact on Quality Patient Care to be of Great Concern to Nursing Workforce
- Cerner, Siemens Create Strategic Alliance to Improve Clinical Outcomes and More
- CHRISTUS Health Upgrades Patient Monitoring to Pulse Oximetry Technology
- Report: Changes to Graduate Medical Education Needed for Future of Physician Workforce
- New Toolkits Ease the Transition from Pediatric to Adult Healthcare
- Welch Allyn Expands Connex Vital Signs Monitor to Improve Bedside Patient Safety