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Medical errors: Many patients today still aren’t safe

Medical errors: Many patients today still aren’t safe

No safety switch: How lax oversight of electronic health records puts patients at risk

No safety switch: How lax oversight of electronic health records puts patients at risk

New NIH grant could help develop novel tool to analyze unstructured data in safety reports

New NIH grant could help develop novel tool to analyze unstructured data in safety reports

Mercy Medical Center receives an 'A' in the fall 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

Mercy Medical Center receives an 'A' in the fall 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

VHA psychiatric units have lower rates of patient safety events than general hospitals

VHA psychiatric units have lower rates of patient safety events than general hospitals

Multiple-birth infants have higher risk of wrong-patient order errors in NICU

Multiple-birth infants have higher risk of wrong-patient order errors in NICU

People who work with animals may be at increased risk of mental health issues

People who work with animals may be at increased risk of mental health issues

United States and China should collaborate, not compete, to take advantage of AI in healthcare

United States and China should collaborate, not compete, to take advantage of AI in healthcare

Debunking the 'July effect' for heart surgery

Debunking the 'July effect' for heart surgery

When a doctor’s screen time detracts from face time with patients

When a doctor’s screen time detracts from face time with patients

New study aims to improve physician well-being and patient outcomes

New study aims to improve physician well-being and patient outcomes

Almost 74% of Americans show concern about burnout among healthcare professionals

Almost 74% of Americans show concern about burnout among healthcare professionals

Nurses potentially suffer from sleep deprivation and common sleep disorders

Nurses potentially suffer from sleep deprivation and common sleep disorders

Loyola Medicine pathologist leads initiative to help prevent burnout in young doctors

Loyola Medicine pathologist leads initiative to help prevent burnout in young doctors

Feds want to show health care costs on your phone, but that could take years

Feds want to show health care costs on your phone, but that could take years

New rules will ease patients’ access to electronic medical records, Senate panel says

New rules will ease patients’ access to electronic medical records, Senate panel says

New study shows association between nurse work environments and outcomes

New study shows association between nurse work environments and outcomes

FDA chief calls for stricter scrutiny of electronic health records

FDA chief calls for stricter scrutiny of electronic health records

Night and weekend births have higher risk of delivery complications, study reveals

Night and weekend births have higher risk of delivery complications, study reveals

Study shows major gaps in communication between hospital and home health care clinicians

Study shows major gaps in communication between hospital and home health care clinicians