Let’s hear it for quality improvement!
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||April 7, 2010 |
Accredited hospitals in America have steadily improved the quality of patient care over a 7-year period, according to The Joint Commission’s latest annual report.
ENA offers new free evidence-based resources
The Emergency Nurses Association announces the release of two new free evidence-based resources for nurses working the emergency departments.
Chronic childhood health conditions on the rise
According to a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, the rate of chronic health conditions among U.S. children increased from 12.8% in 1994 to 26.6% in 2006.
FDA takes steps to reduce unnecessary medical imaging radiation
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has announced a three-part initiative to reduce unnecessary radiation exposure from certain medical imaging procedures, including computed tomography, nuclear medicine studies, and fluoroscopy procedures.
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