New York Nurses Reduce Infection, Improve Patient Outcome via Leadership Program


(12/17/2014)
New York nurses from seven different hospitals have recently developed methods to reduce hospitalization-related infections in the critical care unit while simultaneously improving patient outcome.

New Jersey Hospital System Stimulates Economy


(12/17/2014)
The New Jersey Hospital System keeps surprising the nation with its contributions to the Garden State’s economy.

Leapfrog Group Reveals 2014 Top Hospitals


(12/04/2014)
The Leapfrog Group, a nonprofit organization based in Washington, D.C., announced its annual list of top hospitals.
 

AMA Demands Meaningful Use Program Changes


(12/04/2014)
The American Medical Association (AMA) has officially adopted a policy that calls on lawmakers to stop penalties within the federal government’s Meaningful Use program.
 

Fewer Hospital Errors Save 50,000 Patients Nationwide


(12/04/2014)
Fewer patients are dying and billions are being saved in health care costs due to safer hospital environments, according to a new report from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
 

Poor Patient Hygiene Increases Hospital Infection Risk


(12/03/2014)
Hospital patients may be at risk of infection due to their own poor hand hygiene, according to a new study.
 

New York Rolls Out New Patient Portal


(12/03/2014)
A new patient portal is being rolled out at six regional hospitals in New York.
 

Two Health Information Organizations Will Merge


(11/26/2014)
Southern Tier Healthlink (STHL) and Taconic Health Information Network and Community (THINC) are planning to merge into a health information network across the state of New York.

Hospitals Recognized for Quality Measures


(11/26/2014)
Hospitals are improving their rates for complying with evidence-based care processes, according to a new report.

Prescription Choices in EHRs Impact Care Costs


(11/19/2014)
Researchers have found that programming electronic health records to make generic drugs a default choice when writing prescriptions may help to curb health care costs.