U.S. hospitals don't have the necessary infection prevention staff and departments are stretched beyond capacity to handle the Ebola virus, according to a new survey conducted by the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology released during International Infection Prevention Week.
Guest post by Jason A. Wolf, Ph.D., president of The Beryl Institute, a global community of practice focused on patient experience improvement, and founding editor of Patient Experience Journal. It...
A New York City doctor who treated Ebola patients in Guinea has tested positive for the virus, the New York Times reports.
CHE Trinity Health, a multi-institutional Catholic healthcare delivery system announced Thursday it will partner with a leading health and wellness engagement platform provider to give consumers and patients a personalized local engagement platform across the 20 states that have organizations within the health system.
When not-for-profit hospitals switch to for-profit status, their finances may improve but the quality of care they deliver remains about the same, concludes a new study from Harvard researchers.
The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services today announced it would spend up to $840 million over the next four years to fund innovative healthcare strategies designed to improve patient care and lower costs.
The Ebola virus is all over the news lately and sometimes it seems like the media reports gets more disconcerting by the day.But despite these troubling developments, including the fact a New York City doctor who treated patients in Guinea has now tested positive for the virus, Americans shouldn't panic. Here are three reports that explain why.
Researchers at the University of California, San Francisco monitored one month's worth of alarms at the facility to determine the alarm causes, as well as potential solutions to fatigue.
In an exclusive interview, Cleveland Clinic Chief Experience Officer James Merlino, M.D. explains what led to his personal philosophy of patient experience and how the organization implemented strategies to become a leader in patient satisfaction.
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.