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An armed robbery at a pharmacy in the New London suburb of Green Bay, Wisconsin sparked a partial
MAY 14, 2015
A smoky air-conditioning system was the cause of partial evacuation of a Santa Rosa, California h
JULY 31, 2014
The American Hospital Association calls CMS’ proposed 2% reduction in outpatient payments &
Partial, early results of a $300 million program to reduce hospital readmissions show that
JANUARY 22, 2015
The explosion that demolished a Mexico City children’s hospital January 29, killing 5 and i
FEBRUARY 18, 2015
In exchange for dropping appeals, CMS says it will provide partial payment of previously d
As a safety professional in a hospital, you've undoubtedly thought about fire and explosion safet
MARCH 26, 2015
It’s been almost five months after CMS publicly released its hospital star ratings system a
NOVEMBER 29, 2016
On July 27, CMS publicly released its hospital star ratings system on its Hospital Compare websit
AUGUST 2, 2016
Unprecedented wildfires in California have forced hospitals to not only test their emergency plan
FEBRUARY 1, 2018
Editor’s note: The following timeline offers a partial list of major h
FEBRUARY 1, 2018
  As hospitals in Puerto Rico continue to struggle with recovery in the aftermath o
APRIL 1, 2018
What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for partial retinal artery occlusion of the right eye?
APRIL 9, 2014
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What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for partial retinal artery occlusion of the right eye?
APRIL 23, 2014
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Editor's note: In this excerpt from the new HCPro book Analyzing the Hospital Life Safety Sur
JANUARY 1, 2018
A partial general equivalence map (GEM) in our
MARCH 26, 2014
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A female patient underwent a partial removal of her left ovary three years ago. She is now in to
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
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CMS releases 2016 proposed hospital OPPS rule On July 1, CMS released CM
If a patient switches from traditional Medicare to MA, the agency will receive a partial episode
APRIL 22, 2015
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APRIL 15, 2015
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MARCH 25, 2015
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APRIL 29, 2015
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AUGUST 26, 2015
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  Are hospitals considering the best setting for discharge?
SEPTEMBER 16, 2016
  Hospital Readmission Rates: Progressive Reductions
Researchers at Stanford University found that hospital-employed physicians were much more likely
SEPTEMBER 24, 2015
FEBRUARY 12, 2014
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The Joint Commission has revised its policy for inclusion of physician practices in hospital and
NOVEMBER 7, 2013
The CMS will make data on eight hospital-acquired conditions available on its website, a year aft
SEPTEMBER 9, 2014
  49 states have reduced avoidable hospital readmission rates
SEPTEMBER 16, 2016
  Eight ways to improve the transition process between hospitals and SNFs
  Health Systems, Hospitals and Post-Acute Providers: Making Integration Work
MARCH 31, 2017
  Improvements in preventable hospitalizations and promising trends for nursing home quality
  SNFs Seek Relief from Three-Day Hospital Stay Requirement
NOVEMBER 3, 2017
  Two CMS programs benefitting small rural hospitals have been extended through th
JUNE 19, 2014
After coming in second last year, Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) in Boston was ranked best
JULY 23, 2015
Starting in October, 2,592 hospitals will receive lower payments for Medicare patients due to pen
AUGUST 6, 2015
How is your hospital looking when it comes to Healthgrades quality ratings? Healt
NOVEMBER 10, 2015
Police are investigating a February 10 incident during which a man walked into Baptist Hospital i
FEBRUARY 11, 2016
A gas leak at a South Florida hospital led to an evacuation and road closure May 5, according to
MAY 7, 2015
Medicare patients at major teaching hospitals have better 30-day mortality rates for 15 common me
JUNE 2, 2017
In an age where violence is becoming the norm in public places, hospital administrators are makin
NOVEMBER 21, 2013
Hiring at hospitals across the nation saw a .24% jump in April. This means that some 10,000 more
MARCH 5, 2014
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 A report from a hospital safety watchdog group says that despite growing pressure to reduce
JULY 23, 2015
A break room scuffle over a gun at a Dayton, Ohio veteran’s hospital led to the shoo
MAY 8, 2014
Federal regulators are reversing course and will resume publicly releasing data on hospital mista
SEPTEMBER 10, 2014
One quarter of the hospitals around the country have been left out of some of the biggest shifts
A study released by nonprofit organization Kaiser Health looked at hospitals across the country a
NOVEMBER 5, 2014
Hospitals with the worst rates of hospital-acquired infections (HAI) and patient injuries will lo
JUNE 24, 2014
A report released this week by the American Hospital Association (AHA) finds that hospital
MARCH 5, 2015
This week, the Leapfrog Group, a non-profit group that collects and reports data on hospital safe
NOVEMBER 3, 2016
To pay for an emergency medicine residency position, Grand River Hospital in Kitchener, Ontario,
DECEMBER 9, 2016
A portion of a hospital in Marietta, Georgia was evacuated Sept. 16 after a fire was reported on
SEPTEMBER 25, 2014
Hospital Billing From A to Z is a comprehensive, user-friendly guide to hospital billing r
As U.S. hospitals struggle with an increasing number of patients who are showing up in their ERs
JULY 2, 2015
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will reward 1,800 hospitals through its va
OCTOBER 27, 2015
The Leapfrog Group’s latest Hospital Safety Scores reveal sluggish patient safety improveme
NOVEMBER 3, 2015
A Shriners Hospital in Spokane, Washington was put on lockdown due to a bomb threat February 24,
FEBRUARY 25, 2016
Police on September 7 captured a prisoner who escaped custody from a Wilmington, Ohio, hospital t
SEPTEMBER 8, 2016
Georgia hospitals could scale back their services under a plan unveiled Wednesday by Gov. Nathan
The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) found that Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre, Pa., part o
A Minneapolis hospital narrowly avoided tragedy June 19 when a hillside overlooking the Mi
JUNE 25, 2014
Hospital workers in the United States train on a regular basis for an emergency, but for the most
JULY 24, 2014
Safety net hospitals—those with a Medicare Disproportionate Share patient percentage in the
A person visiting a family member at a Phoenix hospital died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound
SEPTEMBER 11, 2014
A hospital system in Florida is using robot technology to help fight potential Ebola and other in
NOVEMBER 12, 2014
Four lawsuits were recently filed against UC Health, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Cent
JUNE 18, 2015
A patient who accused a nurse of sexually assaulting her is suing the hospital that hired the nu
MARCH 16, 2016
Firefighters were called to a fire at a Baltimore hospital April 27, according to a report from W
APRIL 28, 2016
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has fined a southern New Jersey hospital
APRIL 21, 2016
  Upcoming payment model advances CMS' Initiative to Reduce Avoidable Hospitalizations Among Nu
Officials believe lithium batteries may be to blame for a fire that started at a hospital in Sayr
JULY 21, 2016
Both organizations have changed their expectations on the defintion of a hospital. CMS’s ne
DECEMBER 12, 2017
When Milwaukee police responded to the neonatal unit at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, officer
NOVEMBER 20, 2013
Having a large city population makes a hospital more likely to face penalties for avoidable readm
DECEMBER 23, 2014
If you think active shooters can't hit your hospital, you might want to have a look at this Aug.
AUGUST 31, 2016
Hospital-based agencies are going to have more institutional admits than community admits. This m
Critical Access Hospital Version, Hospital Version, Hospital 2015 Update, Physician Servic
Hospitals hired nearly 13,000 more people in March than February and about 3,000 more people than
In the short term, hospitals may reap financial rewards by employing large numbers of physicians
A hospital in Kinston, North Carolina was locked down briefly November 28 after a teenager showed
DECEMBER 11, 2014
A Medicare analysis shows that New Jersey hospitals lead the way when it comes to the most avoida
DECEMBER 30, 2014
The CMS last week announced the final list of hospitals that are receiving a 1% penalty for havin
DECEMBER 23, 2014
A February 2015 Wall Street Journal article raises questions about whether some hospitals
A fire that broke out on the 10th floor of the Harlem Hospital Center in New York City March 4 wa
MARCH 10, 2016
A hospital in Tucson, Arizona, was locked down on the night of August 30, after reports of a shoo
AUGUST 31, 2016
Two nurses who were held hostage in May by an inmate receiving medical care at an Illinois hospit
JUNE 1, 2017
Hospitals are continually working to reduce the risk of patient suicide in their facilities, but
OCTOBER 26, 2017
The new Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in Boston has only been open for 18 months, and already
NOVEMBER 13, 2014
Medicare is lowering all its payments to 758 hospitals by 1% over the course of the federal fisca
DECEMBER 14, 2015
A new report out from the CDC estimates that about one in every 25 hospital patients contr
APRIL 2, 2014
About 90% of the hospitals in Missouri have begun implementing a new emergency announcemen
MAY 1, 2014
St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center in Syracuse, New York, passed a follow-up survey ordere
JUNE 17, 2014
Of all the Recovery Auditor denials, hospitals reported appealing about 50% with more than a 50%
California hospitals reported more than 6,200 adverse events such as bedsores and retention of fo
NOVEMBER 25, 2014
A maintenance worker at a hospital in Lubbock, Texas was injured after firefighters responded to
DECEMBER 10, 2014
Hospital admissions declined 2% in 2013 to 35.4 million, according to the American Hospita
JANUARY 29, 2015
  As many rural hospitals in Georgia struggle to remain open, the state’s De
A prisoner who escaped custody Tuesday at a northern Virginia hospital with a guard’s gun w
APRIL 2, 2015
Police were investigating a shooting at Highland Hospital in Oakland, California on March 9, acco
MARCH 11, 2015
Workers building a new parking garage at Marin General Hospital in Greenbrae, California, set off
SEPTEMBER 10, 2015
Hackers targeted two southern California hospitals—Chino Valley Medical Center and Dessert
MARCH 24, 2016
Hackers offered a deal to a Washington, D.C. hospital that has been working around a paralyzed co
APRIL 7, 2016
According to a study published this week, seven of the top 10 most profitable hospitals in 2013 w
A fire June 15 caused Touchette Regional Hospital in Centreville, Illinois, to lose power, affect
JUNE 16, 2016
A Houston hospital was placed on lockdown September 19 after shots rang out from three SUVs outsi
SEPTEMBER 22, 2016
According to the 2016 Hospital Security Survey, compiled by Health Facilities Management
OCTOBER 13, 2016
A Rockford, Illinois hospital held a large-scale evacuation drill September 21 to help prepare fo
SEPTEMBER 22, 2016
Nurses at Good Samaritan Hospital and Regional Medical Center in San Jose held an informational p
JULY 11, 2019
Safety-net hospitals are unfairly penalized by CMS’ Hospital Readmission Reduction Program
AUGUST 18, 2015
Seattle Children’s hospital said this week one patient died and five others have been infec
JULY 11, 2019
An interesting study out of Canada suggests that patients released from one hospital and r
MAY 7, 2014
Hospitals have increasingly acquired physician practices during the past decade, arguing that do
The Joint Commission last week announced revisions to its medical staff standards for hospitals a
It’s common for patients to come into a hospital with injuries, but too often they’r
Hartford Hospital, Hartford, Conn., and EMC Corporation agreed to pay a
The Florida Hospital Association (FHA) recently reported o
DECEMBER 28, 2015
The Leapfrog Group’s fourth safety report card for general acute care hospitals, released W
Ten years after becoming the first state requiring its hospitals and ASCs to publicly subm
APRIL 3, 2014
Rhode Island Hospital in Providence, R.I., has been ordered by the state Department of Hea
APRIL 8, 2014
Hospitals have increasingly acquired physician practices during the past decade, arguing that do
Hospital outpatient therapeutic services, such as ED or clinic visits, that are paid under
A hospital in Chattanooga, Tennessee is preparing for the opening of a new heart and vascu
JUNE 19, 2014
Police are investigating what is being called a murder-suicide July 8 at Deaconess Hospital in Sp
JULY 10, 2014
A fast-moving wildfire forced the evacuation of at least 40 patients from a long-term care hospit
AUGUST 7, 2014
A father who attempted to take his newborn son out of a San Jose, California hospital against the
AUGUST 13, 2014
A shooting at a Stratford, New Jersey hospital Wednesday morning left a woman dead and a man inju
AUGUST 28, 2014
Infection control (IC) policies in the ICU vary widely from hospital to hospital, a new study sho
AUGUST 27, 2014
Infection control (IC) policies in the ICU vary widely from hospital to hospital, a new study sho
SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
The Joint Commission revised its requirements for hospitals and critical access hospitals (CAH) t
SEPTEMBER 2, 2014
Federal regulators are reversing course and will resume publicly releasing data on hospital mist
Hospitals in Connecticut reported record numbers of patients killed or seriously injured by hospi
JANUARY 7, 2015
A powerful gas tank truck explosion rocked a children’s hospital in Mexico City January 29,
JANUARY 29, 2015
When we think of the role that hospitals play, the first thing we think about is the patient, and
AUGUST 7, 2014
The Teaching Hospital Council of Florida and the Safety Net Hospital Alliance of Florida r
MARCH 13, 2015
Overall hospital prices declined 0.5% in January, and were 0.1% less than a year ago, the Bureau
Hospitals worldwide got a wake-up call about dealing with potentially explosive and flammable sub
FEBRUARY 11, 2015
Fifteen surgeons and 17 hospitals are accused of conspiring with a company that distributed fake
JULY 23, 2015
A study of New Hampshire hospitals by the Foundation for Healthy Communities (FHC) shows that in
Seattle Children’s Hospital is alerting 12,000 families after it found that some of its sur
SEPTEMBER 1, 2015
The Hospital Guide to Contemporary Utilization Review is a comprehensive resource designed to ide
SEPTEMBER 15, 2015
Seattle Children’s Hospital is alerting 12,000 families after it found that some of its sur
SEPTEMBER 2, 2015
The U.S. Department of Justice has reached a settlement with 32 hospitals in 15 states to resolve
DECEMBER 31, 2015
A hospital in Los Angeles paid a ransom equivalent to around $17,000 in bitcoins to get its compu
FEBRUARY 18, 2016
A security guard at an Akron, Ohio hospital was critically injured February 16 when a behavioral
FEBRUARY 18, 2016
Additional police will be assigned at a Paramus, New Jersey hospital, and consultants will be hir
MAY 19, 2016
A parking lot at Lawrence (Mass.) General Hospital was teeming with police, fire, and ambulance w
AUGUST 25, 2016
Violence in hospitals continues to be a growing public health concern. In recent years, attacks o
SEPTEMBER 15, 2016
A new report from The Joint Commission finds that U.S. hospitals are improving patient safety and
NOVEMBER 8, 2016
A hospital in Missouri at risk of losing its Medicare funding within the month installed an inter
SEPTEMBER 13, 2017
“If some parts of the hospitals are 24 hour, why not all? Why can’t the hospit
APRIL 16, 2015
Hospital readmissions are decreasing, which may be the result of an increase of hospitals classi
DECEMBER 4, 2015
A survey by the American Hospital Association found that hospitals appeal nearly half of the deni
DECEMBER 22, 2015
“Many prominent hospitals that are in the top echelon of other quality rating reports, and
APRIL 14, 2016
With spending on inpatient hospital services expected to increase by $746 million next year, CMS
AUGUST 9, 2016
CMS will delay an update to its controversial hospital star rating system for the second time in
OCTOBER 10, 2017
It’s often taken for granted that dirty laundry in a hospital will be properly clean
MAY 21, 2014
Maryland hospitals are proving that under pressure, it is possible to get just about all h
JUNE 11, 2014
Patients in Tennessee hospitals are 12 percent more likely to contract a MRSA infection than most
AUGUST 27, 2014
A California hospital continued to allow surgeries in its operating rooms earlier this year even
OCTOBER 22, 2014
Two people, including a worker at a hospital in Lansing, Michigan, were killed October 21 in what
OCTOBER 28, 2014
Holy Cross Hospital of Fort Lauderdale has received approval from the ACGME to start an in
DECEMBER 5, 2014
In an effort to help seniors stay healthy after a hospital discharge, a new program at Eskenazi H
JANUARY 27, 2015
Five ER staff were sacked at a German hospital for posting humiliating photos of patients online,
The Liberian man being treated for Ebola at a Texas hospital was left in an open area of the emer
OCTOBER 15, 2014
  Hospitals are making progress in equitable care, according to results of a
JUNE 19, 2014
Even amidst today's sweeping medical advances and expansive telehealth options, reducing hospital
  Massachusetts General Hospital will begin the uncommon practice of questioning i
JULY 2, 2014
Patient safety groups say hospitals and public health authorities are holding back key informatio
MARCH 10, 2015
Many hospitals across California are not ready for a major earthquake, according to a report from
FEBRUARY 11, 2015
The Joint Commission released prepublication standards for its new Acute Stroke-Ready Hospital di
FEBRUARY 3, 2015
Pay for performance programs such as the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program (HRRP) link the
An Ohio hospital has slashed its readmission rate thanks to an innovative program that uses colle
SEPTEMBER 22, 2015
P4P programs such as the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program (HRRP) link the payment hospital
SEPTEMBER 29, 2015
P4P programs such as the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program (HRRP) link the payment hospital
OCTOBER 6, 2015
Hospitals are safer than they used to be, thanks to a drop in the number of hospital-acquired con
NOVEMBER 3, 2015
According to the American Hospital Association’s (AHA) 2015 fourth quarter
Boston firefighters responded to a lab fire at St. Elizabeth's Hospital in the Brighton area of t
JUNE 30, 2016
Officials at the Utah hospital where a nurse was arrested in July for refusing to draw blood fro
SEPTEMBER 6, 2017
A new study by the Leapfrog Group has found that 53% of hospitals meet the group’s standard
JULY 19, 2016
Last week, CMS issued a proposed rule to bundle hospital payments for services related to hip and
The nursing shortage is becoming a major issue again and rural hospitals are being hit hardest.
FEBRUARY 18, 2016
At the American Hospital Association Leadership Summit in San Diego, two hospital leaders,
JULY 28, 2016
At the end of a hospital stay, many patients find themselves overwhelmed by their experience as w
OCTOBER 20, 2016
A hospital in California’s Napa Valley went without water for four days after a water main
JUNE 8, 2017
Hospitals continued to struggle with safety issues in 2018, according to The Joint Commission&rsq
APRIL 4, 2019
By Christopher Cheney Vision-impaired hospital patients have worse clinical outcom
MAY 8, 2019
The old adage that grades aren’t everything appears to be true for hospitals as well as sc
NOVEMBER 7, 2013
Three hospitals in Texas are being investigated in the case of a neurosurgeon who lost his licens
MARCH 12, 2014
One year after parts of Illinois experienced the worst flooding in its history, hospitals
APRIL 24, 2014
Five years after an outbreak at Children’s Hospital in New Orleans led to the deaths
APRIL 22, 2014
Thirty-four percent of rural hospitals and 32% of urban hospitals had at least one telehealth ap
An active shooter at John Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore in 2010 set the groundwork for a d
MAY 8, 2014
Security officers at a hospital in Seattle will begin to carry Taser guns on them to help
JUNE 5, 2014
After watching hospitals in New Orleans flounder in the wake of flooding from Hurricane Ka
JUNE 19, 2014
Hospitals in the U.S. have dealt with Ebola scares at least 68 times over the last three weeks, a
AUGUST 21, 2014
There wasn’t really an active shooter at The Valley Hospital’s Robert and Audrey Luck
OCTOBER 30, 2014
U.S. hospitals are reluctant to become part of a U.S. network of facilities specializing in the c
DECEMBER 3, 2014
Military hospitals across the nation fail to look into unexpected deaths of patients, and do not
JULY 2, 2014
With record snowfalls piling up in over the last couple weeks, Boston hospitals faced a tran
FEBRUARY 11, 2015
A recently released study finds that hospitals aren’t doing all they can to prevent deadly
Police fatally shot a man Wednesday at a hospital in Ontario, Canada, according to a report from
MAY 21, 2015
October 23 marks a somber anniversary for the staff at Napa State Hospital in California. In 2010
OCTOBER 22, 2015
MRSA Rates Dropped 87% in VA Hospital ICUs Tinker Ready, January 11, 2017
JANUARY 12, 2017
Hospital safety consultant Steve MacArthur keeps tabs on the latest news and trends affecting hos
MARCH 16, 2017
Nurses at the University of Chicago Medical Center held a rally outside the hospital on Monday to
JULY 24, 2019
A federal inspection of the Veterans Administration Hospital in West Haven, Conn. found poor clea
FEBRUARY 20, 2014
A kitchen fire at a hospital in Norman, Okla. was extinguished Tuesday night, forcing the
MARCH 27, 2014
A man has died after shooting himself in the lobby of a hospital emergency room in Woodbur
MARCH 27, 2014
Community factors explain a substantial amount of variation in hospital readmission rates, accord
The length of time that a nurse has been on the job at a particular hospital might be dire
APRIL 16, 2014
Most hospital policies regard the autopsy as dead since the mid-1970s, when The Joint Commission
A newly released Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) survey shows that hospitals ar
JULY 2, 2014
The California Department of Public Health levied $775,000 in fines on eight hospitals that made
JULY 29, 2014
A patient at a New York hospital remained in isolation Tuesday as doctors awaited test results to
AUGUST 6, 2014
If you’ve ever wondered what a flash flood can do to a hospital in a heartbeat, take a look
AUGUST 14, 2014
A man who threatened to jump from a Miami hospital parking garage Sept. 26 is safe, according to
OCTOBER 2, 2014
A young child from African nation of Liberia was being held in isolation at a hospital in Dover,
OCTOBER 8, 2014
A record number of hospitals were fined by Medicare for having too many 30-day readmissions, acco
OCTOBER 7, 2014
A second health care worker who cared for an Ebola patient at a Dallas hospital has contracted th
OCTOBER 15, 2014
A firefighter is being credited with quick thinking and preventing a patient at an Alabama hospit
NOVEMBER 19, 2014
Observation status is not working as a way of classifying hospital patients and should be
NOVEMBER 14, 2014
Researchers studying the impact of Medicare readmission penalties found that hospitals in
NOVEMBER 20, 2014
Fifty thousand fewer hospital patients died due to avoidable errors from 2011 to 2013, acc
DECEMBER 4, 2014
A standoff at a hospital in Tomball, Texas ended peacefully January 11 when a distraught man who
JANUARY 15, 2015
The temperature is rising in the standoff between hospitals and healthcare workers who are fighti
OCTOBER 14, 2014
Physician engagement is vital to a hospital's or system's success. In one hospital system studie
A man was burned after a fire started in the ED of Milwaukee’s Aurora Sinai Hospital on Jan
FEBRUARY 4, 2015
  A recently published study found that patients admitted to hospitals on the week
APRIL 23, 2015
Acute care hospitals that use reusable sharps containers saw higher rates of Clostridium difficil
JULY 1, 2015
A woman who was being evaluated for mental issues at an Elizabeth City, North Carolina hospital a
JUNE 18, 2015
A fire in the laundry facility at Delaware State Hospital in New Castle July 29 slightly damaged
JULY 30, 2015
Police are investigating after a patient who was discharged from Memorial Hermann Hospital in Hou
SEPTEMBER 3, 2015
Summertime in Chicago has brought a rise in gang-related shootings, and many hospitals are faced
AUGUST 11, 2016
A close call at a Lumberton, North Carolina hospital sent smoke pouring out and critical patients
OCTOBER 20, 2016
A hospital in Missouri had been given until September 22 to bring its operation into compliance w
SEPTEMBER 28, 2017
To protect hospital employees’ and patients’ safety, the nurses at Oroville Hospital
JULY 18, 2019
In just one week, Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego uncovered multiple breaches of PHI cau
Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island agreed to a $150,000 settlement with the Massachuset
Consumers looking for a hospital will no longer have to sort through confusing websites and pages
Data used to gauge and rank the safety of hospitals are woefully inaccurate, according to Johns
JANUARY 21, 2015
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SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
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Under the proposed rule hospitals would have to make their 'real, negotiated prices known to pat
AUGUST 1, 2019
By Christopher Cheney, HealthLeaders Media In-hospital delirium
APRIL 23, 2019
By Christopher Cheney, HealthLeaders Media In-hospital delirium
APRIL 25, 2019
The American Hospital Association (AHA) along with four hospital associations and several hospita
Incident at hospital where surgeon was killed renews security debate When a man upset o
MARCH 9, 2017
More than 2,500 general hospitals in the United States received Hospital Safety Scores, and altho
FEBRUARY 1, 2014
A bill to reauthorize funding for GME at children’s hospitals has reached the U.S. House of
NOVEMBER 22, 2013
In what seemingly is becoming a common headline in hospital safety news, more hospitals&md
MARCH 20, 2014
A bill to support GME training in children’s hospitals is headed to President Obama&
APRIL 11, 2014
Two physicians at Massachusetts General Hospital must pay the family of a Plymouth, Mass.,
APRIL 23, 2014
The Ohio Hospital Association and the state health department are urging Ohio’s hosp
APRIL 16, 2014
A bill to support GME training in children’s hospitals is headed to President Obama&rsquo
APRIL 11, 2014
  The California Department of Health has fined Sutter General Hospital in Sacrame
MAY 14, 2014
In 2012, CMS established the Hospital Outpatient Payment Panel as an independent review en
Fires in hospitals are not a common occurrence, and they are designed that way. Since a great maj
OCTOBER 9, 2014
The Joint Commission this week announced revisions for prepublication for psychiatric hospitals.
A cardiovascular surgeon at a prominent Boston hospital was shot and killed by a man who then tur
JANUARY 21, 2015
CMS made incorrect payments to hospitals for established patient clinic visits estimated a
JANUARY 21, 2015
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The Minnesota Supreme Court ruled earlier this month that a medical staff can sue its hospital b
The American Hospital Association’s (AHA) December 12 quarterly RACTrac survey
  Multi-hospital systems will be allowed to use a unified and integrated medical s
As hospitals acquire more physician offices, patients are often paying more, not less, for their
Nearly half of U.S. hospitals aren’t taking key steps to prevent a kind of gut infection th
MAY 7, 2015
In the first three years after implementation, incentives and penalties tied to the Hospit
OCTOBER 7, 2015
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A woman walking from her car at Aultman Hospital in Canton, Ohio, was abducted and assaulted Augu
AUGUST 4, 2016
CMS views readmission rates as a key quality metric for hospitals, which is part of the reason so
AUGUST 2, 2016
A San Antonio hospital is beefing up security after several close calls involving employee safety
OCTOBER 27, 2016
Let Hospital Staff Lead Quality Improvement Efforts Tinker Ready, November 10, 201
DECEMBER 1, 2016
  The American Hospital Association (AHA), along with four hospital associations a
APRIL 23, 2014
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"Not in our hospital" and the common misconception that hospitals are considered neutra
AUGUST 25, 2016
Patients who underwent surgery at Goshen (Indiana) Hospital between April 1 and September 30 may
NOVEMBER 27, 2019
About 50,000 people are alive today because U.S. hospitals committed 17% fewer medical errors in
Consumers looking for information about hospitals can now consult a simple star rating system rol
For most of us, a prolonged power outage is at worst a major nuisance. For hospitals, it's quite
SEPTEMBER 17, 2015
For most of us, a prolonged power outage is at worst a major nuisance. For hospitals, it's quite
SEPTEMBER 17, 2015
The University of Central Florida (UCF) College of Medicine in Orlando and the hospital network H
OCTOBER 16, 2015
Nearly 700 rural hospitals are at risk of closure, according to a
Dear readers, Earlier this week, several U.S. senators joined the American Hospit
APRIL 14, 2016
“Teaching hospitals and medical schools in our academic medical centers provide everything
APRIL 29, 2016
This month, CMS plans to add a new “five-star” hospital rating system to its
APRIL 19, 2016
Hospitals face many challenges in regard to active shooter risk such as providing care to victim
JANUARY 5, 2017
"Threatening hospital graduate medical education funding, which is critical to the training
APRIL 21, 2017
The eight year partnership between San Diego International Airport and local hospitals
APRIL 1, 2019
As California hospitals rush toward seismic compliance, interesting technology is being introduc
DECEMBER 1, 2017
One person is reported being injured after a shooting at a Texas hospital ER late Tuesd
MARCH 20, 2014
A man entered Johns Hopkins Hospital with a gun early Tuesday morning and is believed to h
APRIL 17, 2014
An early morning parking deck fire at the University of North Carolina Hospital in Chapel Hill sh
JULY 10, 2014
Ten hospitals in the Tennessee Surgical Quality Collaborative (TSQC) reduced surgical complicatio
AUGUST 5, 2014
The CMS made hospital quality improvement a major part of its fiscal year 2015 Inpatient Prospect
AUGUST 12, 2014
A transformer fire caused a hospital in Jacksonville, Florida to lose power September 2, causing
SEPTEMBER 4, 2014
The CDC confirmed Sept. 30 that a hospital patient in Dallas is the first Ebola victim to be diag
OCTOBER 1, 2014
CDC Director Thomas Frieden, MD, said his agency is working to improve the way hospitals handle E
OCTOBER 14, 2014
The first U.S. patient to be diagnosed with Ebola has died in a Texas hospital, according to a re
OCTOBER 9, 2014
A second nurse who contracted Ebola after treating a patient at a Dallas hospital has been declar
OCTOBER 28, 2014
Adding one extra day to a hospital stay can help reduce mortality and readmission rates fo
NOVEMBER 6, 2014
Hospitals have improved their processes care and safe practices, but they’ve got much work
NOVEMBER 4, 2014
A suburban New Orleans hospital in briefly went into lockdown April 13 after a man with a rifle c
APRIL 16, 2015
The Hospital Case Management Orientation Manual is a comprehensive resource that
The Hospital Case Management Orientation Manual is a comprehensive resource that
A Leapfrog Group report found that hospitals need to improve high-risk surgery patient outcomes.
MARCH 17, 2015
New York Methodist Hospital was looking for a way to reduce readmissions among congestive heart f
The Hospital Case Management Orientation Manual Guide is a comprehensive resource that s
FEBRUARY 24, 2015
The Hospital Case Management Orientation Manual Guide is a comprehensive resource
FEBRUARY 10, 2015
The Hospital Case Management Orientation Manual is a comprehensive resource that
The Hospital Case Management Orientation Manual is a comprehensive resource that
The Hospital Case Management Orientation Manual is a comprehensive resource that
The Hospital Case Management Orientation Manual is a comprehensive resource that
The Hospital Case Management Orientation Manual is a comprehensive resource that supplem
The Hospital Case Management Orientation Manual is a comprehensive resource that supplem
 A car fire damaged several cars at a University of Michigan Hospital parking garage in Ann
AUGUST 20, 2015
The Hospital Case Management Orientation Manual is a comprehensive resource that supplements of i
SEPTEMBER 1, 2015
A federal judge, finding in favor of hospitals, rejected CMS’s arguments that it met all le
A new Government Accountability Office (GAO) report examining the first three years of Hospital V
OCTOBER 7, 2015
Is there a magic bullet when it comes to reducing your hospital’s readmission rates? New re
OCTOBER 20, 2015
A new Government Accountability Office (GAO) report examining the first three years of Hospital V
OCTOBER 6, 2015
The Hospital Case Management Orientation Manual is a comprehensive resource that supplements of i
NOVEMBER 10, 2015
The Hospital Case Management Orientation Manual is a comprehensive resource that supplem
DECEMBER 15, 2015
Patients who live in rural areas are now driving even further for obstetric care as rural hospit
FEBRUARY 24, 2016
Fire crews fought a blaze that broke out at a hospital in Largo, Fla., on April 14, according to
APRIL 14, 2016
The amount of revenue physicians generate for their hospitals is on the rise, according to data f
APRIL 14, 2016
There's a reason that hospitals practice evacuating patients in a hurry in case of a disaster. In
MAY 5, 2016
A May 10 fire at a Knoxville, Tennessee hospital is being blamed on a patient, according to a rep
MAY 19, 2016
A fire at a West Texas hospital on August 13 forced more than 60 patients on three floors to be m
AUGUST 18, 2016
Nearly 95% of medical schools and teaching hospitals offer their residents 10 or less personal da
OCTOBER 14, 2016
State law says hospitals must stay standing; here’s how they’re doing and lessons you
JANUARY 12, 2017
An assessment of the frequency of hospital-acquired conditions (HAC) before and after resident du
MAY 12, 2017
You ask: The Acute Care Hospitalization measure is now weighted at 35% in value-based purcha
OIG posts Medicare Compliance Review of Saint Luke's Hospital On Augus
Staff and patients at hospitals can usually count on a certain level of security when they come s
MARCH 10, 2016
Dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew last October forced a North Carolina hospital to
AUGUST 31, 2017
HCPro live webcast E/M Coding for Hospitals and Phys
HCPro live webcast E/M Coding for Hospitals and Phys
Q: If a hospital admission starts the 60 day spell of illness, then do days sp
DECEMBER 5, 2014
This morning, some of you may have received an issue of Hospital Safety Insider from last
APRIL 2, 2015
All cause hospital-wide readmissions can be a major headache for hospitals. So Health
FEBRUARY 24, 2015
The University of Vermont Health Network-Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital in Plattsburgh, New
JULY 24, 2015
OCTOBER 7, 2015
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NOVEMBER 4, 2015
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By Eunice Moore During the transition from hospital to home--or a skilled nursin
DECEMBER 16, 2015
Another hospital lost its attempt to push through the backlog of denied claims appeals recently.
Between 2010 and 2015, hospital readmission rates have dropped an average of 8% nationally, with
SEPTEMBER 20, 2016
Facilities look to expand with technology, safety, and flexibility in mind Hospitals lo
MARCH 23, 2017
Want to improve your infection control? Consider your hospital floors. A study pub
For several years now, California hospitals have been in a mad dash not only to meet seismic stan
JANUARY 1, 2018
In the scenario you discuss, your agency had a patient that was a full admission to the hospital. Th
Hospital ER staff train hard to respond to almost any imaginable incident—it’s part o
JUNE 8, 2017
About 90% of hospitals and other healthcare facilities reported using locum tenens physicians at
MARCH 14, 2014
Stanford Hospital & Clinics in California and two of its vendors could pay more than $4.1 mil
Medication reconciliation is an important process all hospitals must excel at, but a new report f
AUGUST 5, 2014
A significant portion of updates in the Fiscal Year 2015 IPPS final rule pertain to the Hospital
OSHA has penalized a hospital in the Boston area $28,000 for several violations of the agency&rsq
AUGUST 21, 2014
A new report from the Department of Health and Human Services says hospitals in the tri-state New
SEPTEMBER 18, 2014
Hospital Billing From A to Z  
A man who was a patient at a Highland Park, Illinois hospital was shot and killed by police a day
NOVEMBER 5, 2014
The “cold war” between hospital management teams and physician communities may be th
A security video in a hospital in Golden Valley, Minnesota, captured the moment that a patient at
NOVEMBER 13, 2014
Any hospital safety officer will tell you one of the things he or she dreads the most is an unann
APRIL 2, 2015
First-person accounts of clinical experiences help Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) nurses re
MARCH 27, 2015
A comparative study at two Australian hospitals suggests that hospitals’ incident data have
MARCH 25, 2015
A comparative study at two Australian hospitals suggests that hospitals’ incident data have
MARCH 25, 2015
Patient satisfaction scores only modestly improve after hospitals are remodeled, research shows.
MARCH 6, 2015
A study from the University of Michigan Medical School found no indication that 263 hospitals par
FEBRUARY 24, 2015
The recent murder of a surgeon at Brigham and Women’s Hospital has Boston healthcare facili
FEBRUARY 5, 2015
Nine out of 10 infection control professionals leaders say their hospitals are better prepared th
NOVEMBER 5, 2015
Hospitals could soon be required to develop a discharge plan within 24 hours of admission or regi
Boca Raton Regional Hospital in Florida was overpaid $2.6 million over two years, according to an
The Hospital Guide to Contemporary Utilization Review is a comprehensive resource design
DECEMBER 22, 2015
Patient attacks are so common at a Lakewood, Washington psychiatric hospital that parents of pati
JANUARY 7, 2016
A group of students are helping a Grand Rapids, Michigan, hospital help their patients who are pr
MARCH 17, 2016
Two unarmed hospital guards are being hailed as heroes for their work at the Titusville, Florida,
JULY 28, 2016
Hospital volunteers, health professionals, and local fire departments participated in an extensiv
AUGUST 25, 2016
In early 2014, the medical intensive care unit at the Mayo Clinic Hospital contributed 25% of the
AUGUST 18, 2016
If you subscribe to HCPro’s monthly Briefings on Hospital Safety newsletter, you will recal
AUGUST 2, 2017
After sustaining serious damage Wednesday from Hurricane Michael, two Florida hospitals have evac
OCTOBER 11, 2018
BY A.J. PLUNKETT (APLUNKETT@H3.GROUP) Hospitals may find themselves in t
DECEMBER 1, 2018
By Steven Porter A study that found independent hospital accreditation c
NOVEMBER 20, 2018
Mold found in Staten Island University Hospital North’s maternity unit is being blamed for
JANUARY 3, 2019
Dear readers: Briefings on Hospital Safety has been helping hospitals navigate Life Safe
JUNE 1, 2019
Seattle Children’s Hospital shut down four of its 14 operating rooms (OR) this week after m
MAY 23, 2019
Hospitals may find themselves directly in the line of fire as CMS ramps up its oversight of The J
DECEMBER 1, 2018
Hospitals may find themselves directly in the line of fire as CMS ramps up its oversight of The J
DECEMBER 1, 2018
By John Commins Using financial penalties to reduce hospital read
JANUARY 3, 2019
  Just because certain hospital hazards are commonplace doesn't mean surveyors wil
MAY 29, 2014
More community practices are joining hospital systems because it makes economic sense for both pa
FEBRUARY 24, 2015
If you want to keep patients from returning to the hospital after discharge, keep them a
DECEMBER 16, 2014
Unlike hospitals in California, many of which have had to retrofit entire buildings or completely
OCTOBER 1, 2015
New technologies can help prevent newborns with systems that hospitals may already have in place
JANUARY 12, 2017
In the first three years after implementation, incentives and penalties tied to the Hospital Valu
For calendar years (CYs) 2012 and 2013, Medicare overpaid Nebraska Methodist Hospital in Omaha mo
As your hospital's emergency planner and safety professional, there's a lot on your plate these d
JUNE 30, 2016
The Joint Commission, American Hospital Association, and the Federation of American Hospitals sen
JULY 26, 2016
Quality measures, such as the Hospital Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) Program, the Hospital
SEPTEMBER 10, 2014
JUSTCODING
Regulatory agencies encourage hospitals to rethink security and safety policies about dangerous
APRIL 28, 2017
Core privileges Is it time to revisit your hospital's au
Paying a visit to patients in their homes can help keep them out of the hospital, according to Va
In the last week of September, CMS gave $347 million to 16 different hospital associations, Quali
OCTOBER 4, 2016
Mold found in Staten Island University Hospital North’s maternity unit is being blamed for
JANUARY 3, 2019
A new study found that, in top-performing hospitals, rapid response teams (RRT) have a dedicated
AUGUST 12, 2019
A hospital in Syracuse, N.Y., is warning patients not to use electronic cigarettes as an a
APRIL 23, 2014
Two armed men stormed into the human resources office at Mercy Memorial Hospital System in
JUNE 25, 2014
The new trauma center at San Francisco General Hospital—scheduled to open in December 2015&
AUGUST 28, 2014
A Tennessee hospital is the latest to experiment with an open visitation policy for its patients,
SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
A new report suggests that the rate of C. difficile infections in U.S. hospitals nearly do
OCTOBER 1, 2014
Effective immediately, the CMS is offering a categorical waiver allowing hospitals to use power s
SEPTEMBER 30, 2014
When hospitals acquire medical groups and physician practices, this consolidation can lead to hi
Hospitals are experiencing more outpatients in their units. Even for inpatients, hospitals freque
NOVEMBER 5, 2014
JUSTCODING
Hospital workers who deal directly with patients wash their hands less frequently as their workda
NOVEMBER 12, 2014
The Minnesota Supreme Court recently ruled that a hospital’s medical staff did have
JANUARY 8, 2015
San Diego County hospitals are making big improvements in reducing their readmission rates, but t
JANUARY 6, 2015
Violent incidents in hospitals, especially in the emergency department where 24/7 operations can
JANUARY 15, 2015
In an ideal world, hospitals work best when there isn't water pouring into the first-floor lobby
JULY 17, 2014
A mental hospital under fire from Iowa’s governor has fired three workers and made patient
FEBRUARY 25, 2015
Unplanned hospital readmissions for patients following surgery are primarily due to new surgical
Quality improvement requires strength in numbers. At least that’s what hospitals in Marylan
JULY 29, 2015
Emory University Hospital in Atlanta was thrust into the international spotlight in the summer
Hospitals are being fined unfairly when their patients develop blood clots, even when they can sh
AUGUST 4, 2015
When clinicians walk into a patient’s room at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston
JULY 28, 2016
Hospital records show that a hospital in Kirkland, Washington, tried last year to involuntarily c
SEPTEMBER 29, 2016
Theft of controlled substances at hospitals has always been a problem of paramount importance, bu
FEBRUARY 16, 2017
Hospitals face many challenges in regard to active shooter risk such as providing care to victim
Our hospice has a fair number of hospital GIP admissions in a large city area. The diagno
By Brian Ward Critical access hospitals (CAHs) accredited by The
DECEMBER 12, 2019
Here’s what to do before, during, and after a storm that strikes your hospital
AUGUST 18, 2019
The latest RACTrac survey from the American Hospital Association shows facilities 49% of d
A new webinar scheduled for Friday, March 28 will address the impact of hospital worker fa
MARCH 25, 2014
A CMS investigation accuses a physician at St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center in Sy
APRIL 8, 2014
As the person in charge of emergency preparation at your hospital, you should anticipate the dang
JULY 31, 2014
Federal officials announced new guidelines October for the protection of hospital workers caring
OCTOBER 22, 2014
Working well with community-based caregivers is the key to reducing hospital readmissions, two re
OCTOBER 28, 2014
A patient under observation at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston for a suspected case of E
DECEMBER 4, 2014
In a partnership with several North Carolina hospitals, Campbell University’s Jerry
DECEMBER 5, 2014
Final-year medical residents reported being heavily recruited by hospitals, medical groups
JANUARY 16, 2015
When Marion (Indiana) General Hospital sold its pharmacy to Walgreen’s in 2007, neither ent
JANUARY 27, 2015
A new HCPro webcast will help hospitals prepare a response plan in the event they receive a patie
OCTOBER 28, 2014
  The salaries of insurance and hospital executives frequently far exceed those of
A well-trained medical staff leader is vital to the culture of a hospital’s medical staff
Doctors at the Atlanta hospital that received the country’s first-ever Ebola patients last
AUGUST 13, 2014
The number of hospitals reporting that value-based contracts was the source of 10% or more
APRIL 9, 2015
Let Children’s Hospital Boston help you improve communication and reduce medical errors.
MARCH 18, 2015
The American Hospital Association (AHA) asked CMS to include potential payment solutions for shor
A study released by the Teaching Hospital Council of Florida and the Safety Net Hospital A
FEBRUARY 19, 2015
Connecticut had the highest average cost per inpatient day at state or local government hospitals
A brazen midday robbery from a patient room at a St. Louis hospital has increased security measur
JULY 2, 2015
By July 1, 2015, California will be the first state to require hospitals to implement a physician
JULY 1, 2015
A hospital transition program implemented by a Massachusetts health maintenance organization (HMO
In recent years, hospitals have made great strides in the adoption of electronic health records
FEBRUARY 17, 2016
Dear readers, In the past I’ve written about the safety measures hospitals
FEBRUARY 18, 2016
A former employee at a Colorado hospital may have put thousands of patients at risk of disease af
FEBRUARY 25, 2016
Presenting patients with a diverse workforce at hospitals and healthcare institutions can lead to
MARCH 10, 2016
A new report by the Safety Net Hospital Alliance of Florida (SNHAF) reveals that the number of re
OCTOBER 28, 2016
Lisa Terry, CHPA, CPP Hospitals face many challenges in regard to
FEBRUARY 9, 2017
Websites that provide patient ratings of physicians and hospitals are often criticized for not pr
Two thieves were recently indicted for using the stolen PHI of approximately 1,400 Detroit hospit
Three university hospitals saw a doubling of Recovery Auditor audit activity from 2010–2011
MARCH 11, 2015
JUSTCODING
Three university hospitals saw a doubling of Recovery Auditor (RAC) audit activity from 2010&ndas
State law says hospitals must stay standing; here’s how they’re doing and lessons you
JANUARY 12, 2017
Next year, patients and potential parents will have one more metric by which to judge your hospit
MARCH 26, 2019
By Jennifer Thew, RN Hospitals are largely relying on new graduate registered nurs
JUNE 26, 2019
Use this chart to check worker safety training requirements for hospitals. This chart has been r
AUGUST 1, 2019
The Joint Commission has clarified its requirement that hospitals must have a written agreement w
  Q:  What are the rules regarding a qualifying hospital stay at a hos
DECEMBER 12, 2014
  Florida State University and Sarasota Memorial Hospital recently signed a deal t
APRIL 17, 2015
A survey of C-suite executives from 320 hospitals nationwide identified the top challenges facing
NOVEMBER 5, 2015
Long-anticipated rule change will affect how hospitals plan for emergencies and disasters
DECEMBER 22, 2016
Emergencies that introduce contamination into a hospital require a special type of planni
FEBRUARY 2, 2017
About 70% of agencies will work to improve performance on acute care hospitalization in 2019, acc
And now, to the recap of the 10 most frequently cited standards during all of 2018 (in hospitals;
APRIL 11, 2019
Long-anticipated rule change will affect how hospitals plan for emergencies and disasters
DECEMBER 22, 2016
Hospitals seeking accreditation have more options than ever. The Joint Commission, DNV, and AAHH
FEBRUARY 27, 2017
by John Palmer As it turns out, training works when a hospital conducts
OCTOBER 1, 2019
Hospital engineers don’t have much time on their hands these days. So much information abou
APRIL 1, 2019
Hospital engineers don’t have much time on their hands these days. So much information abou
MAY 1, 2019
Monograph urges hospitals to turn to technology, study successes of other facilities to prepare
MAY 11, 2017
One in three hospitals eligible for The Joint Commission's 'top performer' status has provided an
NOVEMBER 5, 2013
Some hospitals are incorrectly reporting lymphoma and leukemia MS-
NOVEMBER 20, 2013
JUSTCODING
MARCH 5, 2014
JUSTCODING
Fill in the blank: Hospitals must provide information in an understandable format to patie
APRIL 15, 2014
What does the Safe Medical Device Act of 1990 require of hospitals?  
APRIL 29, 2014
As hospitals across the country search for ways to reduce readmissions in the wake of reim
MAY 21, 2014
A fire broke out at a South Korean hospital for the elderly early Wednesday, killing 21 people -
MAY 29, 2014
A psychiatric hospital in Boston is under fire from government investigators after a patie
JUNE 25, 2014
A group of healthcare experts told a Senate subcommittee July 17 that patients in American hospit
JULY 23, 2014
A former East Texas hospital employee faces up to 10 years in prison for HIPAA violations,
When the hospital prepares food for its patients, it must prepare the food under certain conditio
AUGUST 5, 2014
The death of a hospital patient last week in Bend, Oregon occurred because a pharmacy worker inad
DECEMBER 10, 2014
This week’s featured news items cover medical staff bylaws, employed physicians, hospital-
Vice President Joe Biden visited hospitals in Cali
JANUARY 28, 2015
Fill in the blanks: A hospital should be performed on a regular basis to determi
DECEMBER 16, 2014
Q: Does a spell of wellness end with observation time in a hospital?
OCTOBER 17, 2014
  To help bring physicians to the area, Midland (Texas) Memorial Hospital (MMH) an
  In order to avoid long waits in the emergency room (ER), several hospitals are o
JULY 10, 2014
  In U.S. hospitals, a significant amount of time is wasted due to inefficient com
JULY 31, 2014
An appeals court last week upheld a judgment against Ellis Hospital, in Schenectady, New York, o
 When are hospitals required to implement interim Life Safety Code® measures?
If your hospital is rolling up all room-related services into one hourly or daily rate, you may b
If your hospital is rolling up all room-related services into one hourly or daily rate, you may b
Long-term acute care hospitals (LTCH) have been commonly misunderstood, as the term “long-t
A Paterson, New Jersey, hospital has implemented a program that will attempt to manage patients'
MARCH 31, 2016
Fire crews in Knoxville, Tenn., rescued a patient from his hospital bed after a fire broke out in
MAY 12, 2016
When officials at a California hospital suspected that someone was stealing drugs from anesthesia
MAY 12, 2016
A gunman entered a Titusville, Florida hospital through the emergency room July 17, went to the t
JULY 21, 2016
On the night of July 7, Parkland Hospital in Dallas was busy as usual, according to a report from
JULY 14, 2016
A review of all the regulatory agencies that affect your hospital, from CMS, accreditation agenci
OCTOBER 27, 2016
Written by Jennifer Thew, RN Patient advisory committees can steer hospitals and
NOVEMBER 3, 2016
When an inpatient experiences an adverse incident or a near miss, hospitals with appropriate pati
FEBRUARY 23, 2017
Hundreds of people in U.S. hospitals have been sickened by exposure to deadly bacteria on poorly
Hi everyone, We're sending this edition of Hospital Safety Insider out a day ear
JULY 2, 2019
Late last month Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia declared bankruptcy with plans to c
JULY 12, 2019
Medicare Boot Camp—Hospital Version prepares you to better manage your revenu
Drug diversion from federal hospitals part of nationwide epidemic of healthcare thefts
APRIL 28, 2017
By John Commins Hospital-acquired conditions dropped 13% from 201
FEBRUARY 14, 2019
By John Commins Hospital-acquired conditions dropped 13% from 201
FEBRUARY 5, 2019
Study urges hospitals to turn to technology, study successes of other facilities to prepare for
APRIL 6, 2017
Lahey Hospital and Medical Center in Burlington, Massachusetts, agreed to pay an $850,000 settlem
On December 2, the American Hospital Association (AHA) sent a let
DECEMBER 6, 2016
by John Palmer Hospitals are under pressure to watch the bottom line and
OCTOBER 1, 2019
This September, a Missouri hospital found out the hard way that when not addressed quickly, restr
NOVEMBER 1, 2017
Experts weigh facility designs that can help an aging population access hospitals safely
JUNE 15, 2017
A woman was found wandering outside a Baltimore hospital wearing only a hospital gown and socks.
The American Hospital Association (AHA) says that Recovery Audit Contractor (RAC) reform is neede
JANUARY 13, 2015
Hospitals did not get any ICD-10 relief as part of
By Jennifer Thew, RN Hospital employees are what they eat … at work. 
MAY 29, 2019
by A.J. Plunkett (aplunkett@decisionhealth.com) Hospital antibiotic stew
FEBRUARY 16, 2020
Hospitals work very hard and spend a lot of money to keep their facilities secure, and that inclu
APRIL 21, 2016
The latest update to The Joint Commission’s Comprehensive Accreditation Manual for Hospital
FEBRUARY 1, 2018
Look at any hospital ranking system and you’ll see the same headlines: “Best hospital
FEBRUARY 1, 2014