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Healthgrades released its annual “America’s Best Hospitals” list this week, with hospitals in 28 states earning the recognition.
A judge said Olympus failed to properly disclose internal emails that raised safety concerns about a redesigned medical scope as early as 2008.
Here are six of our favorite quotes from healthcare leaders about quality culled from our news and event coverage over the past 12 months:
Two directors at Virginia Mason Medical Center believe EHRs can be a platform for “innovation and creativity" to reduce unnecessary care.
It took a shell-shocking adverse event at two of the nation’s leading health systems to put a spotlight on the need to improve safety culture.
Olympus Corp. was ordered to pay Virginia Mason Medical Center $6.6 million in damages Monday for its role in a superbug outbreak that led to the death of a pancreatic cancer patient.
From Kaiser Health News: The Seattle case, the first to reach trial in the U.S., offers possible glimpse into fate of some two dozen lawsuits against manufacturing giant Olympus, accused of failing to address scope contamination linked to numerous deaths.