Patients more satisfied with hospital care
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Hospitals are improving the inpatient care experience, according to a study reported in Health Affairs, with the largest increases in staff responsiveness and discharge information.
FDA safety advisory: Pre-filled glass syringes
Certain needleless, pre-filled glass syringes may malfunction, break, or become clogged when attempting to connect them to some needleless I.V. access systems, according to an FDA alert.
Lower mortality seen at higher-ranked hospitals
A new study from HealthGrades shows that patients at hospitals performing better than average on a variety of procedures and diagnoses have a lower risk of mortality compared with patients at low-performing hospitals.
CDC: Self-reported tobacco use varies by state
To assess state-specific current cigarette smoking and smokeless tobacco use among adults, the CDC analyzed data from the 2009 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, which indicated a wide variation in self-reported cigarette smoking prevalence and smokeless tobacco use.
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