New research indicates house calls can prevent unnecessary emergency room use and 30-day readmissions.
Malpractice claims against nurses have increased in recent years, according to a new report published by the Nurses Service Organization.
The management style known as transformational leadership helps nurses provide better care and improves retention of nurses early in their career, according to a study published in the Journal of Advanced Nursing.
Although many providers believe that a diagnostic error can never happen to them, the threat of a misdiagnosis is real. The latest research indicates that a diagnostic error is a factor in about 10 percent of patient deaths, according to a blog post by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement. Here are three ways you can reduce the chance of a diagnostic error.
Massachusetts General Hospital hopes its new interactive "listening booth" will help improve communication and facilitate storytelling in healthcare settings, according to WBUR.
Although a Flint hospital suspected a link between Legionnaire's disease bacteria and the water supply in Detroit more than a year ago, state officials didn't alert the public until just a few weeks ago, the Associated Press reported via Business Insider.
The death of the CEO of the Broward Health system by a self-inflicted gunshot wound has left colleagues in a state of shock.
Drug shortages in hospital emergency departments have worsened, increasing more than 400 percent since 2008, according to a study published in Academic Emergency Medicine.
Hospitals could treat more patients, increase revenue and improve patient satisfaction if they hired more staff working directly with patients, a new study finds.
A new blog series by American Sentinel University examines the current nurse shortage, its causes and possible solutions.
Disrespect and rudeness from coworkers and superiors remains a serious problem for healthcare workers in spite of concerted efforts by the healthcare industry to curb and eliminate the behavior.
A palliative care consultant said the death of David Bowie has allowed him to open up discussions with his patients about end of life.
With the healthcare industry increasingly apprehensive about nursing shortages, and rural providers still facing a crisis of their own, leaders are ramping up efforts to recruit nurses.
Research has shown that U.S. healthcare lags behind that of other developed Western nations, but America's healthcare system could also take cues from India in its efforts to make care more efficient, argues a blog post published on NEJM Catalyst.
Hospitals have a new resource to help clinicians identify and treat potential human trafficking victims, according to Hospitals & Health Networks.
Excellent healthcare leaders share several common traits, including an in-depth knowledge of how their whole business works and great decision-making skills, according to Harvard Business Review.
Oregon's 16 coordinated care organizations have continued to generate positive results, cutting admissions and emergency department use for numerous costly conditions, according to a report from the Oregon Health Authority.
Magnet hospitals and hospitals with better nurse staffing levels have better surgical outcomes at equal or lower costs than other providers, according to research published in JAMA Surgery.
A new study raises troubling concerns that ambulatory care nurses fail to comply with standard precautions intended to protect them from blood-borne pathogens.