Want higher reliability? Go LEAN
The Joint Commission’s president believes hospitals should implement comprehensive process improvement tools targeted at more specific analyses of patient safety needs.
Rural healthcare pilot program
An FCC program helps providers establish broadband networks to improve care quality and reduce care costs in rural areas.
Hand hygiene deficiencies and staffing levels linked
Research suggests that hand hygiene deficiencies in nursing homes are associated with low staffing levels. Between 2000 and 2002, hand hygiene deficiencies were found in less than 7.4% of facilities; this increased to 12% by 2009.
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Healthcare delivery: Which way do we go?
Richard Hader, PhD, NE-BC, RN, CHE, CPHQ, FAAN