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Influential Leapfrog Group jumps in to rate 5,600 surgery centers

Influential Leapfrog Group jumps in to rate 5,600 surgery centers

NAM special publication outlines steps to ensure interoperability of health care systems

NAM special publication outlines steps to ensure interoperability of health care systems

Despite red flags at surgery centers, overseers award gold seals

Despite red flags at surgery centers, overseers award gold seals

'Do now' actions to address emotional toll of harmful medical events

'Do now' actions to address emotional toll of harmful medical events

Lax oversight leaves surgery center regulators and patients in the dark

Lax oversight leaves surgery center regulators and patients in the dark

Stanford’s chief wellness officer aims to prevent physician burnout

Stanford’s chief wellness officer aims to prevent physician burnout

Medicare reconsiders paying for seniors’ spine operations at surgery centers

Medicare reconsiders paying for seniors’ spine operations at surgery centers

Research investigates why medical errors occur in emergency department

Research investigates why medical errors occur in emergency department

Study: Physician burnout equally responsible for medical errors as unsafe healthcare settings

Study: Physician burnout equally responsible for medical errors as unsafe healthcare settings

That ‘living will’ you signed? At the ER, it could be open to interpretation.

That ‘living will’ you signed? At the ER, it could be open to interpretation.

Study finds important factors to improve transfer of patients from ICU to general hospital ward

Study finds important factors to improve transfer of patients from ICU to general hospital ward

The other opioid crisis: Hospital shortages lead to patient pain, medical errors

The other opioid crisis: Hospital shortages lead to patient pain, medical errors

As surgery centers boom, patients are paying with their lives

As surgery centers boom, patients are paying with their lives

High risk of burnout, depression, and low quality of life found among health care workers

High risk of burnout, depression, and low quality of life found among health care workers

New 3D-printed artificial models mimic the look and feel of real organs

New 3D-printed artificial models mimic the look and feel of real organs

Your plumber offers a money-back guarantee. Should your doctor?

Your plumber offers a money-back guarantee. Should your doctor?

New method offers better way to measure effectiveness of complex healthcare interventions

New method offers better way to measure effectiveness of complex healthcare interventions

Rush Hospitals continue to earn top scores for patient safety from Leapfrog Group

Rush Hospitals continue to earn top scores for patient safety from Leapfrog Group

Depression among nurses may increase likelihood of medical errors

Depression among nurses may increase likelihood of medical errors

House seeks to cap malpractice awards as part of health care update

House seeks to cap malpractice awards as part of health care update