Sunday, December 16, 2018

Workplace Violence Prevention Plans Now Required at California Hospitals

EDITOR’S NOTE:  Improving safety is a top priority among healthcare facilities, not only for patients but for healthcare employees as well. Workplace violence has...
Mammo_patient_experience

How Breast Centers are Improving Patient Experience

Due to increasing scrutiny around patient satisfaction and what it may mean for reimbursement, patient volume, and quality standards, it’s no surprise that patient...
Benefits of Inkless Footprinters

5 Reasons L&D Nurses Prefer Inkless Footprinters

The vast majority of hospital L&D departments record newborn footprints shortly after birth as part of the medical record and also as a keepsake...
Improve Sterile Processing Workflow with 3 C's

Loaner and Vendor Problems: The 3 C’s that Can Improve your SPD

As the staff of most Sterile Processing Departments (SPD) can tell you, sterilization is getting complicated. As surgeries become more and more intricate and...

Reducing Transfusion Errors in Hospitals

Nurses are always in demand for their time and attention to patient care. Resources are spread thin and multi-tasking is expected. With such challenging...
Supply Chain Employee Earns a Bonus

3 Ways Product Standardization Can Help You Get a Bonus

Supply chain management in healthcare is complex and demanding. Being a supply chain professional means you are constantly under pressure to perform many different...
Security

The Challenges of Hospital Violence

Fear is a common emotion experienced by people before entering the hospital. Depending on whether we are being admitted, or visiting a loved one,...
Laboratory Specimen ID Report

The 2018 Lab Specimen ID Report

Read the Report Now. Over 200 US hospital lab professionals participated in a survey developed to explore the top priorities, challenges, and concerns within the...
hospital-pharmacy-priorities

What’s Keeping Hospital Pharmacy Professionals Up at Night in 2018

The pharmacy department is an integral part of the hospital, and is one of the most complicated functions in terms of safety, finances, and...
Medical Errors

What’s Scarier than Americans’ Biggest Fears? Recent Study Suggests Medical Errors

  Fear of the Unknown For many of us, there is nothing more terrifying than the thought of our smartphone breaking.  Our heart sinks and panic...