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.

Moffit Cancer Center Awarded for Pest Control Measures


(11/19/2014)
Orkin, the IPM Institute and the Association for the Healthcare Environment (AHE) has honored Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa with the 2014 IPM Partner Award in the health care category.

Longer Patient Stays Can Reduce Costs, Study Finds


(11/05/2014)
New evidence shows that keeping patients in the hospital one day longer can significantly cut readmissions, save patient lives and reduce costs.

Health Care Employee Confidence Declines


(11/05/2014)
Health care worker confidence decreased to the lowest level in more than a year, according to an online study of more than 160 employees.

New Data Sheds Light on Hospital Safety


(11/05/2014)
New research shows that despite improvements in many aspects of patient safety, hospitals have not been able to improve things such as surgical site infections.