While some consider correlating healthcare and aviation to comparing apples to oranges, one airline captain and patient safety expert believes lessons from the air can help turn surgical team members into an expert operating room team.
Tips on how to correct four common but dangeous problems likely lurking in your office right now.
Anticipation and preparation are key to mitigating the security and patient safety risks associated with networked medical devices, according to a new report from the Deloitte Center for Health Solutions.
What's taking so long? That's what four members of the U.S. House asked in a recent letter to the Office of Management and Budget about releasing the Unique Device Identifier (UDI) final rule.
The HIT Policy Committee said there's no need for substantial new regulation of health IT, but closer scrutiny according to regulation already in place--with cross-agency collaboration, of...
University of Florida College of Pharmacy researchers have partnered with UF Health to identify hospital patients at greatest risk for preventable adverse drug events.
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has renewed the contract for the ECRI Institute to maintain two databases of evidence-based clinical practice guidelines and healthcare quality measures.
Hospitals should conduct drug tests on all physicians and nurses, especially following an adverse event, and doctors and nurses should be ready to comply, according to an article by NYU Langone Medical Center's Director of Division of Medical Ethics.
A coalition of 15 patient groups said it wants to see the Food and Drug Administration Safety Innovation Act workgroup take its time in crafting a risk-based framework for health IT regulation, in a letter sent to federal officials this week.
A range of patient advocacy groups is urging the Office of Management and Budget to release a final Unique Device Identification (UDI) rule as soon as possible.