Can the iPad improve healthcare delivery?
The latest version of the iPad offers healthcare-specific features that cater specifically to the provider-patient relationship, such as being able to directly transmit data to monitor and view patient information in real-time.
2011 Healthcare Quality and Disparities reports
According to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality’s 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities reports, healthcare quality is improving faster than access to care and disparities in care.
CDC: CLABSI rates down
The CDC reports a 32% reduction in central line-associated bloodstream infections based on the 2,403 hospitals that reported data to the National Healthcare Safety Network in 2010.
A portal for healthcare-associated infection resources
The Joint Commission has launched the HAI Portal to provide an integrated “kiosk” of healthcare-associated infection resources, including those that are free and for purchase, in one organized area that’s accessible through any of The Joint Commission related websites.
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Surviving posttraumatic stress disorder
Joanne Lavin, EdD, MEd, RN