Cut costs, go green
A new study shows that implementing environmentally friendly practices in hospital facilities could reduce healthcare costs without compromising patient safety.
ICU CLABSIs on the decline
According to a new CDC report, an estimated 25,000 fewer central line-associated blood stream infections occurred in American ICUs in 2009 than in 2001—a 58% reduction.
2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparity reports released
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality has released its 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparity reports.
More than half of ED visits for drug reactions are older adults
According to a new Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration study, adults ages 50 and older make up 51.5% of ED visits related to adverse reactions to medications.
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Put a cap on community-acquired pneumonia
By Vicky P. Kent, PhD, RN, CNE
Family caregivers: Present and accounted for
By Jo Nell Wells, PhD, RN-BC, OCN, and Carolyn Spence Cagle, PhD, RNC