IOM: Health IT and Patient Safety report
If implemented appropriately, health IT can help improve healthcare providers' performance, better communication between patients and providers, and enhance patient safety, which ultimately may lead to better care for Americans.
Joint Commission offers guide to improving LGBT patient healthcare quality
A new field guide from the Joint Commission urges U.S. hospitals to create a more welcoming, safe, and inclusive environment that contributes to improved healthcare quality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) patients and their families.
New FDA webpage promotes safe sharps disposal
A new FDA webpage provides tips for consumers to safely dispose of needles and other sharp devices that are used outside of healthcare settings.
Improving palliative care in emergency medicine
IPAL-EM offers a central portal for sharing essential expertise, evidence, and tools, as well as practical resources, to assist clinicians and administrators with the successful integration of palliative care and emergency medicine.
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The impact of patient literacy on healthcare practices
Mary Ann Remshardt, EdD, MSN, RN
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