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OSHA keeps citing employers for the same mistakes, yet the list of top violations doesn't chang
One of the most feared things in healthcare safety circles is the dreaded surprise OSHA inspectio
MARCH 11, 2015
OSHA’s list of the most-cited violations for 2017 has some fa miliar items on it for health
An October 24 U.S. House of Representatives hearing on healthcar
Sustainable practices are not only a way to save the planet, but a way to cut down on violations
NOVEMBER 3, 2016
False claims penalties to double Penalties for fraud by healthcare provid
Many healthcare workers already understand that getting a flu shot every fall helps protect not o
With a new flu season right around the corner, now is the time for hospitals and other healthcar
Q: Can healthcare providers answer questions from other providers or patients when someon
FEBRUARY 10, 2015
OSHA has penalized a hospital in the Boston area $28,000 for several violations of the agency&rsq
AUGUST 21, 2014
by Guy Burdick, EHS Daily Advisor Healthcare facilities and public healt
MAY 9, 2020
Cost reduction has moved into the Top 3 priorities of healthcare leaders, up several spots from l
FEBRUARY 11, 2010
The Joint Commission continues to cite hospitals for the same life safety violations every year,
JANUARY 5, 2017
A former East Texas hospital employee faces up to 10 years in prison for HIPAA violations,
The University of Iowa fired a student health center employee earlier this year for violating the
Drug diversion in healthcare facilities has been a subject of increasing focus by regulatory aut
SEPTEMBER 20, 2017
Sustainable practices are not only a way to save the planet, but a way to cut down on violations
NOVEMBER 1, 2016
Many experts say that the key to safety in any healthcare workplace is to develop a culture of sa
Many experts say that the key to safety in any healthcare workplace is to develop a culture
MAY 1, 2019
Exposure to hazardous chemicals is an everyday danger for healthcare workers. Here’
Often in healthcare facilities, it’s the small details missed that can raise the ire of a s
FEBRUARY 1, 2019
Often in healthcare facilities, it’s the small details missed that can raise the ire of a s
MARCH 1, 2019
An international watchdog for safety and security in healthcare facilities has released a report
JANUARY 1, 2018
The International Association for Healthcare Security & Safety Foundation (IAHSS) in August
The Joint Commission is the latest healthcare heavy-hitter to call for better protection of heal
Charges alleging a HIPAA violation by the University of Cincinnati Medical Center were dismissed
by A.J. Plunkett (aplunkett@decisionhealth.com) Healthcare compliance ch
JANUARY 12, 2020
When anyone brings an animal into a healthcare setting, it is reasonable to wonder whether the an
Policies to improve cooperation between law enforcement and healthcare organizations H
MARCH 1, 2018
Advocates are helping workers with records find jobs in healthcare settings nationwide
By John Palmer If you’ve been in healthcare safety for any length
By John Palmer If you’ve been in healthcare safety for any length
FEBRUARY 23, 2020
By John Palmer If you’ve been in healthcare safety for any length
FEBRUARY 28, 2020
  Modern Healthcare Risk Management
OCTOBER 9, 2015
U.S. physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and consultants make up most of the healthcare professiona
APRIL 24, 2014
  How SNF diagnosis coding differs from other healthcare settings
AUGUST 28, 2015
  Staff retention: How to determine the success of a healthcare organization
FEBRUARY 16, 2017
  Healthcare winners and losers from election night 2018
NOVEMBER 9, 2018
MARCH 9, 2017
We know that measuring healthcare quality helps healthcare systems improve. But we could and shou
NOVEMBER 26, 2013
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SEPTEMBER 4, 2008
Preliminary Bureau of Economic Analysis figures show that household healthcare spending surged d
Your role as a life safety professional in your healthcare facility is clear-cut and important. T
DECEMBER 1, 2018
  Proposed Rule Q&A with Reginald Hislop III, Managing Partner and CEO of H2 Healthcare, LLC
SEPTEMBER 4, 2015
Nurses are integral to the working of the healthcare system, yet not one has yet been called to a
FEBRUARY 2, 2017
By Jennifer Thew, RN A Houston nurse was fired after allegedly violating HIPAA laws by po
SEPTEMBER 6, 2018
After months of waiting, SNFs can now celebrate the passage of Rural Healthcare Connectivity Act
Innovating the GME system to better meet the changing healthcare needs of the public and provide
FEBRUARY 24, 2017
Drug dosage errors as a result of confusion when healthcare providers incorrectly convert patient
MAY 5, 2015
The healthcare industry is taking lessons from the credit card and financial industry when
Healthcare is in the midst of another construction boom. The American Institute of
DECEMBER 29, 2016
The trend of consolidation in the healthcare industry continues and its merits are still being de
JUNE 26, 2014
When and where are eyewash stations required in a healthcare facility? This is one of the more fr
SEPTEMBER 22, 2016
It’s hard to think of a time when healthcare workers worked in a more dangerous environment
MARCH 12, 2014
In past years, most healthcare data breaches were the result of misplaced laptops or random burgl
  Healthcare facility operator AmSurg Corp. recently announced plans to purchase p
Presenting patients with a diverse workforce at hospitals and healthcare institutions can lead to
MARCH 10, 2016
The issue of healthcare professional burnout is a major concern for 74% of Americans, according t
JUNE 27, 2019
The issue of healthcare professional burnout is a major concern for 74% of Americans, according t
JUNE 26, 2019
The Association of Occupational Health Professionals in Healthcare (AOHP) has joined the growing
MAY 31, 2018
This story originally ran on HCPro's OSHA Healthcare Advisor. The Joint Commissi
APRIL 19, 2018
Healthcare reform, technological advancements, and regulatory requirements create privacy and inf
Patient safety experts contend with a multitude of intricate health complications, from healthcar
JUNE 11, 2015
The ability of consumers to shop for healthcare services based on price and quality won't take
  For the fifth time, the United States’ healthcare system ranked last
JUNE 19, 2014
HIM professionals are at the center of a shift from a paper-based to an electronic healthcare env
Healthcare professionals are four times as likely to be assaulted on the job compared to other pr
JULY 20, 2017
Despite changes to the healthcare system, numerous disparities in care exist between whites and n
Nurses are essential partners on interdisciplinary healthcare teams, and must juggle even more co
SEPTEMBER 14, 2017
The Healthcare Disaster Exercises Toolkit is your go-to resource for pl
SEPTEMBER 21, 2017
The Joint Commission (TJC) is the latest healthcare heavy-hitter to call for better protection of
APRIL 18, 2018
"What if the federal government told you that pharmacists were not healthcare providers eve
A newly released Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) survey shows that hospitals ar
JULY 2, 2014
  The boards of Kindred Healthcare and Gentiva Health Services unanimously approve
OCTOBER 9, 2014
Physician outsourcing firm EmCare, a subsidiary of Envision Healthcare, recently announced plans
JUNE 19, 2014
  Banning handshakes from healthcare settings may help reduce spreading disease, a
A recent survey of healthcare employers conducted by Health eCareers found that the number
APRIL 2, 2015
The idea behind hand hygiene compliance efforts is to reduce the risk of infection in healthcare
FEBRUARY 17, 2015
A vast majority of physician leaders support improving the value of healthcare by increasing qual
OCTOBER 8, 2015
For the protection of workers, patients, and organizations, hiring healthcare workers involves a
OCTOBER 20, 2016
Healthcare employers should promote worker safety for a number of reasons, not the least of which
JUNE 1, 2017
In a sweeping act of legislation that may affect the future of healthcare safety, late last year
The Joint Commission issueda new Sentinel Event Alert (SEA) last week that encourages healthcare
APRIL 7, 2015
Complicated rules surround hazardous waste disposal and healthcare facilities want to reduce volu
OCTOBER 14, 2015
Complicated rules surround hazardous waste disposal and healthcare facilities want to reduce volu
OCTOBER 13, 2015
Complicated rules surround hazardous waste disposal and healthcare facilities want to reduce volu
OCTOBER 15, 2015
“Sponsoring institutions, like most healthcare organizations, have changed significantly am
DECEMBER 22, 2017
Pennsylvania healthcare facilities use a wide variety of emergency codes, according to the M
MARCH 18, 2015
Healthcare spending in the United States exceeded that of 13 other high-income countries, accord
OCTOBER 22, 2015
Looking to reduce the likelihood of workplace violence in healthcare, the International Associati
MARCH 22, 2018
Many healthcare workers may be putting patients at risk by continuing to work when they have symp
JUNE 20, 2019
By Christopher Cheney Healthcare providers can address social determinan
JUNE 25, 2020
Privacy and information security programs in healthcare organizations have developed and matured
DECEMBER 16, 2014
Many healthcare workers may be putting patients at risk by continuing to work when they have symp
JUNE 20, 2019
Many healthcare workers may be putting patients at risk by continuing to work when they have symp
JUNE 19, 2019
HIM professionals must be flexible and willing to adapt to the ever-changing healthcare en
  Financial need is no longer the main driver for healthcare organization acquisit
JUNE 26, 2014
Editor's note: Patrick Pianezza, MHA, currently works for VEP Healthcare as manager of patien
OCTOBER 6, 2015
Life safety concerns continue to be a central focus for healthcare accrediting agencies. Life saf
OCTOBER 13, 2016
The Joint Commission (TJC) is encouraging healthcare organizations to take steps to support "
FEBRUARY 1, 2018
Violence against healthcare providers and patients is a growing problem in hospitals and medical
AUGUST 2, 2018
Since approximately 4% of patients develop one or more healthcare associated infections (HAI) dur
JULY 1, 2019
by Russ Nix, Aegis RX, LLC Is drug diversion a problem in the healthcare
MARCH 20, 2020
United Healthcare Workers West, a California healthcare workers’ union, is collecting signa
MARCH 6, 2014
In the wake of the latest ICD-10 implementation delay, coders and other healthcare profess
APRIL 9, 2014
JUSTCODING
To address the alarmingly high rate of workplace injuries in the healthcare industry, OSHA
APRIL 24, 2014
More than a dozen healthcare organizations—from AHIMA to the AHA and from 3M to Siemens&mda
  Touching back with the topic of healthcare worker attire increasing the potentia
MAY 15, 2014
NIOSH has released an updated list of patient-care drugs that are hazardous to the healthcare wor
SEPTEMBER 11, 2014
Three-quarters of healthcare workers received flu vaccinations during the 2013-2014 flu season, b
SEPTEMBER 23, 2014
Figure 1, a photo sharing app that allows healthcare professionals to share pictures of th
OCTOBER 16, 2014
The temperature is rising in the standoff between hospitals and healthcare workers who are fighti
OCTOBER 14, 2014
Good news from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), heart attack and heart fail
A recent report by the Council for Affordable Quality Healthcare (CAQH) found that transit
MARCH 26, 2015
Good news from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ): Heart attack and heart fail
CMS has proposed paying healthcare providers for the time they spend discussing end-of-life medic
JULY 14, 2015
Four major healthcare organizations asked CMS to postpone implementation of the severe sepsis and
SEPTEMBER 2, 2015
As healthcare reform bring changes in reimbursement and focus, it also brings a shift in job titl
For the most part, healthcare facilities are safe places. Healthcare itself can be a very rewardi
JANUARY 21, 2016
Healthcare Ready, a nonprofit that works to strengthen
MARCH 26, 2020
Healthcare organizations are constantly learning from other industries with regard to many operat
APRIL 29, 2020
When it comes to healthcare, making your customer happy may not always be the best course of ac
FEBRUARY 3, 2015
Last year was a big one in healthcare. From tangles with the Ebola virus that revealed weaknesses
FEBRUARY 3, 2015
  “With SGR behind us, we now can build a forward-looking healthcare system
APRIL 23, 2015
Physician practices have many of the same concerns that hospitals and large healthcare systems do
You work hard as a healthcare safety professional, and you don’t get enough recognition for
JUNE 25, 2015
“The healthcare environment dynamic is changing rapidly, as is the practice of medicine. P
SEPTEMBER 24, 2015
Patients looking for information about healthcare plans have some new support features available
JANUARY 5, 2016
As the healthcare industry acclimates to using ICD-10, coders can rest assured it will still be s
In the never-ending pursuit of the effective management of risks associated with healthcare-acqui
APRIL 20, 2017
By Jennifer Thew, RN Workplace violence is a serious, and growing issue, in healthcare. A
DECEMBER 20, 2018
By Tabassum Salam, MD, FACP, CHCQM In our world of healthcare, in this era of ri
FEBRUARY 22, 2018
The importance of effective leadership in healthcare is becoming increasingly apparent. With a na
DECEMBER 14, 2015
The theft of two password-protected laptops from a secure office at AHMC Healthcare, Inc.,
Integrating a continuity of operations (COOP) program into a healthcare environment can overwhelm
SEPTEMBER 11, 2014
For many workers, healthcare employment is going the way of fast food and retail: unstable schedu
Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers (VHF) or Ebola is the hot topic right now in healthcare facilities and i
OCTOBER 22, 2014
The Office of Inspector General (OIG) cited numerous investigations into healthcare as part of it
JUNE 3, 2015
JUSTCODING
Criminal attacks on the healthcare industry have increased 125% since 2010, and are now the leadi
Too often healthcare organizations find themselves unprepared for a hazardous situation or patien
AUGUST 11, 2016
Editor's note: In The Active Shooter Response Handbook for Healthcare Workers, hea
NOVEMBER 17, 2016
The Life Safety Code® Field Guide for Healthcare Facilities is the perfect companion to your
JANUARY 8, 2019
By Jennifer Thew, RN Stethoscopes are a symbol of healthcare. But a new study in the jour
JANUARY 17, 2019
With all the recent focus on sexual harassment in the workplace, healthcare organizations should
FEBRUARY 13, 2018
The ECRI Institute will step in to provide critical healthcare data that otherwise became unavail
JULY 24, 2018
Online portal expected to help keep track of sharps injuries and other common healthcare worker
By John Palmer Since the COVID-19 pandemic began in January, healthcare
SEPTEMBER 24, 2020
By Jay Kumar A new review of 144 studies found that healthcare-
SEPTEMBER 27, 2018
By Jay Kumar A new review of 144 studies found that healthcare-
SEPTEMBER 25, 2018
Workplace violence against healthcare workers is an issue that's getting well-deserved attention.
DECEMBER 4, 2019
Klaus Nether of the Joint Commission Center for Transforming Healthcare discusses pre
SEPTEMBER 2, 2020
Decreased payouts for nursing home care was one reason that healthcare spending grew more
States have been increasingly taxing skilled nursing facilities and other healthcare provi
AUGUST 1, 2014
  Dear readers,   With a second healthcare worker at
OCTOBER 16, 2014
A photo-sharing service for healthcare professionals will be rolled out across Western Europe by
  According to an analysis by Modern Healthcare, using the most recent salary figu
AUGUST 14, 2014
  In response to reports of the impending physician shortage, FierceHealthcare rec
SEPTEMBER 25, 2014
The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) is to launch a $1 million nat
MARCH 25, 2015
The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) is to launch a $1 million nat
MARCH 25, 2015
Results of a survey recently conducted by healthcare solutions group Geneia found that 51%
MARCH 19, 2015
On January 21, 2015, the American Society of Healthcare Engineering (ASHE), in coordination with
FEBRUARY 12, 2015
Healthcare information technology systems are falling short when it comes to supporting physician
Introducing change to practice in healthcare is not easy. While it is well established that evid
JANUARY 27, 2016
An Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality report found that instances of medical errors fell
 As medical residents receive extensive training on the clinical side of healthcare, they ar
JUNE 10, 2016
How do top healthcare providers keep nurses feeling empowered and providing optimal care for pat
JUNE 30, 2016
Jefferson Healthcare of Port Townsend, Washington, has launched its Sexual Assault Nurse Examine
JULY 11, 2019
By Jennifer Thew, RN Workplace violence against healthcare worker
DECEMBER 5, 2019
Recently, ECRI unveiled its list of the Top 10 Healthcare Technology Hazards. And strangely enoug
NOVEMBER 19, 2013
The American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE) clarified last week that The Joint Commiss
JUNE 17, 2014
  “As healthcare providers, we are entrusted with the responsibility of ensu
AUGUST 22, 2014
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
JUSTCODING
Healthcare professionals can carry the laminated card in a lab coat pocket and refer to it
Historically, the healthcare revenue cycle has been dominated by fee-for-service (FFS) payment ar
The Joint Commission seeks comments from healthcare facilities about a proposed standard that wou
NOVEMBER 24, 2015
Patients with diabetes present many challenges to healthcare organizations. If yo
NOVEMBER 24, 2015
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality announced the release of a new Nationwide Readmiss
JANUARY 5, 2016
Looking for more data on inpatient stays? The Agency for Healthcare Quality has added information
JANUARY 19, 2016
The Joint Commission Center for Transforming Healthcare has released a data analytics tool that w
JANUARY 15, 2016
“If we’re to truly reform healthcare, we can’t limit improvements to finances.
FEBRUARY 11, 2016
Healthcare organizations justifiably worry about increasing threats such as the Zika virus, activ
JUNE 16, 2016
With healthcare complexity increasing daily, traditional models of delivering care fail to offer
DECEMBER 29, 2016
“Residents can be empowered to improve the quality and value of care. Leaders of healthcar
DECEMBER 2, 2016
  According to a report released by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), healthcare fac
APRIL 5, 2018
Healthcare organizations have plenty of safety-related issues to worry about. Assessing and addre
MAY 29, 2019
Physician Assistants (PA) were among the most-placed healthcare providers last year, based on hi
Those in the patient safety field may not think about their fellow healthcare workers on a
APRIL 30, 2014
Those in the patient safety field may not think about their fellow healthcare workers on a
MAY 14, 2014
Patient violence is always a danger to healthcare workers, and in the emergency department worker
JULY 3, 2014
If you think the tension between managers and medical staff is something unique to healthcare in
Midwest Women’s Healthcare Specialists in Kansas City, Missouri, reached a $400,000 settlem
As the designated emergency management professional within your healthcare organization, you have
DECEMBER 4, 2014
  A recent survey of healthcare leaders found that 90% reported that their organiz
NOVEMBER 13, 2014
The healthcare industry is continuously evolving, and health information technology (HIT) is chan
Technology is changing rapidly, and so too are the ways in which healthcare organizations creat
Looking for more data on inpatient stays? The Agency for Healthcare Quality (AHRQ) added informat
Healthcare employers should consider the safety and health of workers when choosing which environ
JUNE 23, 2016
A bill that would reform mental healthcare in the United States, and potentially address a nation
JULY 7, 2016
More than 500 healthcare practices are taking part in a CMS pilot program aimed at preventing hea
JULY 26, 2016
The time and effort spent on reporting quality measure data has been a major drain on healthcare
AUGUST 16, 2016
Many healthcare facilities are either forced to turn away residents or pay for their training out
MAY 28, 2019
Healthcare can be confusing and distressing for many patients. Being admitted to a hospital for a
JANUARY 22, 2020
The system of universal precautions requires healthcare workers to routinely use appropriate bar
MARCH 11, 2020
The system of universal precautions requires healthcare workers to routinely use appropriate barr
MARCH 11, 2020
Despite all the time, money, and energy spent on improving healthcare quality and value, there is
AUGUST 29, 2017
Dear readers: Welcome to Healthcare Safety Leader. As we told you in the last issues of
JUNE 13, 2019
Say goodbye to powders and other products used on protective garments used by healthcare pros
FEBRUARY 16, 2017
As healthcare providers begin to adopt a patient-centric approach to the services they provide, a
Interoperability remains a challenge even for government entities. A new chapter to the healthcar
Taking down workplace violence in healthcare Can you take a punch? How do you
It turns out that 2017 was a slightly safer year to be a worker in the healthcare industry. That
APRIL 1, 2019
It turns out that 2017 was a slightly safer year to be a worker in the healthcare industry. That
JULY 1, 2019
by Justin Border, OTR/L, Titan Healthcare Solutions, LLC A region
AUGUST 3, 2018
by Megan Headley, from Patient Safety and Quality Healthcare magazine The
FEBRUARY 28, 2020
by Megan Headley, from Patient Safety and Quality Healthcare magazine The #MeToo
by Megan Headley, from Patient Safety and Quality Healthcare magazine The
MARCH 11, 2020
Healthcare experts today are increasingly focused on things besides medicine that help to keep pe
DECEMBER 30, 2014
  CMS Administrator Marilyn Tavenner confirmed last week at the Healthcare Informa
MARCH 5, 2014
JUSTCODING
Last week, postacute care (PAC) behemoth Kindred Healthcare, Inc., announced that it has finalize
Patients with high-risk behaviors pose a danger to healthcare staff and other patients and are di
FEBRUARY 18, 2016
Patients with high-risk behaviors pose a danger to healthcare staff and other patients and are di
MARCH 10, 2016
The Joint Commission (TJC) is encouraging healthcare organizations to take steps to support "
FEBRUARY 8, 2018
By Jennifer Thew, RN In healthcare there’s a long-standing assumption that
MARCH 29, 2018
Healthcare facilities must ensure that infection prevention and control (IPC) and antibiotic stew
APRIL 3, 2018
 The Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program—also commonly known as HFAP—wil
Researchers at Arizona State University (ASU) have created a mobile healthcare clinic that may so
NOVEMBER 20, 2013
JUSTCODING
“Although I hope my residents will keep pace with a rapidly changing healthcare syst
APRIL 11, 2014
There's a new threat on the healthcare horizon. Medical identity theft is running rampant and hac
  ACOs have been making bigger and bigger splashes along the healthcare continuum,
JANUARY 23, 2015
  ACOs have been making bigger and bigger splashes along the healthcare continuum,
FEBRUARY 13, 2015
ACOs have been making bigger and bigger splashes along the healthcare continuum, and we wa
FEBRUARY 6, 2015
  ACOs have been making bigger and bigger splashes along the healthcare continuum,
JANUARY 30, 2015
Although May was Mental Health Month, it is important for case managers and other healthcare prof
More than 150 healthcare organizations, food companies, and animal health organizations met at th
JUNE 11, 2015
JULY 29, 2015
JUSTCODING
Opioid addiction presents a big challenge for healthcare organizations. More than 16,000 people d
OCTOBER 6, 2015
According to the Hospital & Healthcare Compensation Service, which publishes nine annual comp
A healthcare payment reform advocate is calling on Medicare officials to shift away from agency's
The average physician signing bonus paid in 2016 is up slightly from 2015, according to healthcar
FEBRUARY 24, 2017
Every year Healthgrades, the online healthcare provider rating service, releases its ranking of t
MARCH 2, 2017
Now more than ever nurse leaders are being held accountable for the financial aspect of healthcar
MAY 4, 2017
Healthcare professionals have varied views about what the term cultural diversity means and the a
AUGUST 31, 2017
HCPro recently conducted a survey among 291 nursing professionals in the healthcare industry reg
OCTOBER 12, 2017
On Monday, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), as it had previously announced
JULY 19, 2018
On Monday, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), as it had previously announced
JULY 19, 2018
As promised, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has shut down its operation o
As COVID-19 spreads throughout the U.S., healthcare organizations face unique challenges to supp
MARCH 18, 2020
As COVID-19 spreads throughout the U.S., healthcare organizations face unique challenges to supp
MARCH 18, 2020
Safe-handling standards apply to all healthcare workers, from delivery to stor-age, administrati
SEPTEMBER 21, 2017
Safe-handling standards apply to all healthcare workers, from delivery to storage, administratio
OCTOBER 5, 2017
Excerpted from Medical Environment Update Despite healthcare workers’ inhe
JANUARY 19, 2020
After a decade of performance-based healthcare payment initiatives, the Department of Heal
About 90% of hospitals and other healthcare facilities reported using locum tenens physicians at
MARCH 14, 2014
Healthcare facilities in Western and upstate New York are facing a shortage of physicians, and i
APRIL 10, 2014
An apparent prevalent practice of mishandling injectable vials of medication in healthcare
JUNE 18, 2014
A group of healthcare experts told a Senate subcommittee July 17 that patients in American hospit
JULY 23, 2014
A new study aims to avert patient attacks on healthcare workers by identifying the situation
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
Patient harm is a common discussion topic among healthcare practitioner and patient safety advoca
OCTOBER 22, 2014
The transition from paper-based records and systems in healthcare to electronic health records (E
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
More than 750 healthcare organizations recently agreed to participate in CyberRX 2.0, simulated c
Most of you in the healthcare safety profession spend your career trying to keep your facility ou
MARCH 26, 2015
U.S. health regulators issued an updated safety alert on March 4 warning healthcare providers abo
MARCH 11, 2015
It was a moment that the healthcare community had been reluctantly anticipating for some time: Me
MARCH 4, 2015
Patient safety is a top priority for every healthcare organization, but knowing where to direct
APRIL 7, 2015
Investing in technology and services is a crucial step for healthcare organizations that need to
MAY 28, 2015
In 2007, Ohio leaders were concerned about patient care within the state. Many thought healthcare
MAY 27, 2015
 In light of an outbreak of deadly healthcare-acquired infections in U.S. healthcare facilit
JUNE 25, 2015
Last week, the FDA issued a warning that healthcare professionals should not administer compound
AUGUST 26, 2015
CMS releases 2015–16 influenza resources for healthcare professionals
A guide developed by Michigan researchers provides color-coded charts to help healthcare professi
SEPTEMBER 15, 2015
I would like to extend a warm welcome to all of our Patient Safety and Quality Healthcare (PSQH)
OCTOBER 7, 2015
Although burnout and stress are well-documented phenomena in healthcare, few interventions have b
OCTOBER 15, 2015
Patients with high-risk behaviors pose a danger to healthcare staff and other patients and are di
DECEMBER 17, 2015
Workplace hazards are all too plentiful in healthcare environments. For example, in February 2014
SEPTEMBER 8, 2016
Nurses have always stood out as the advocate for the patient when making healthcare decisions, an
OCTOBER 6, 2016
The American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE) has issued a statement that seeks to decip
APRIL 1, 2018
If staff at your healthcare organization have not yet encountered a human trafficking victim, it
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is encouraging healthcare organizations to i
NOVEMBER 13, 2018
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is encouraging healthcare organizations to i
NOVEMBER 15, 2018
Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, frontline healthcare workers were already at a high risk for burn
MAY 6, 2020
Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, physicians and other healthcare workers were already at a high ri
APRIL 29, 2020
Healthcare workers face ethical issues in every setting. This is especially true in the home, whe
The 10 steps every healthcare facility should take to combat Legionella and other patho
MARCH 23, 2017
After participating with other healthcare heavy-hitters in February in a task force that met to d
By Jennifer Thew, RN Healthcare organizations hoping to improve c
NOVEMBER 19, 2019
Anyone who has been to a medical clinic in the last six months has seen healthcare workers at the
JUNE 10, 2020
by Brian Ward The Joint Commission Center for Transforming Healthcare re
 The American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE), looking to potentially prompt code
SEPTEMBER 1, 2018
Does your healthcare organization's leadership team represent the diversity of your organization
OCTOBER 14, 2019
A healthcare organization’s culture is what drives behavior, which in turn drives outcomes.
SEPTEMBER 9, 2020
SEPTEMBER 17, 2014
JUSTCODING
Healthcare-associated infections have been getting attention for some time now, and you've likely
In recent years, healthcare officials have been striving to improve care coordination, which can
JANUARY 5, 2016