Keyword: Institute of Medicine (IOM)
Medicare is overpaying for graduate medical education, which could be used to address physician shortages, according to a new study.
Improving nurses’ work environment is a key focus area for better patient safety, but many hospitals lag behind, according to a new study.
A new study from Rice University suggests retraining staff could cut patient mortality by 13%.
The evidence is clear that health insurance helps save lives, new research has confirmed.
Does quality reporting make for better physicians? Two doctors debate the question.
Physicians and other providers greatly underestimate the willingness of patients to disclose their sexual orientation, a new study has found.
From Kaiser Health News: The federal program paid $16 million in the first six months of 2016 to counsel 223,000 patients about treatment preferences in their last days.
Healthcare organizations must overcome cultural barriers that inhibit it from making meaningful progress toward high reliability and reduced medical errors.
Diagnostic errors are an industry-wide problem but there are several steps hospitals can take to prevent them.