Hospital efforts to safeguard against the Ebola virus may have longer-term implications for infection prevention in healthcare settings, according to an infection control expert.
There are many emerging themes and movements driving healthcare innovation and evolution, which is comparable to the Age of Enlightenment with its new discoveries and ways of solving problems, Forbes contributor Dave Chase wrote in his most recent column.
A data analytics program at Penn medicine helped the Philadelphia-based hospital lower sepsis mortality rates.
Hospitals and their medical staff have different ideas of how well the facility meets hand-hygiene guidelines, according to a new survey of infection preventionists, nurses and other healthcare professionals.
Electronic health records can help identify patients with pulmonary embolisms and deep vein thrombosis with "high accuracy" according to a new study in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association.
Just in time for open enrollment, physician rating database Healthgrad es will launch a new version of its website Monday, USA Today repo rted.
The Joint Commission released new guidance this week urging hospital leaders to foster and maintain a culture of safety within their organization
Stricter guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for healthcare workers treating the Ebola virus center on three key principles, according to new guidance from the agency.
A false alarm with a patient suspected to have E bola at a Massachusetts medical practice last week prompted an outcry for more guidance as to how offices should respond to the threat, the Boston Globe re ported.
Patient early warning detection system alerts staff to minor changes in a patient's conditions can help prevent more serious events down the line and reduce mortality rates.