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Closing the Nurse Safety Gap

Alexandra Wilson Pecci

Concerned that patient safety initiatives are eclipsing concerns over workforce safety, a nursing leader is working to spread awareness about needlestick injuries and violence in the workplace. >>>


Editor's Picks

Thomson Reuters Names Top 100 Hospitals

This year's list of honored teaching hospitals and community hospitals shows a geographical shift, with a greater concentration of winners in Texas, Florida, and California. Rankings are based on comparative performance in 10 areas, including mortality, patient satisfaction, and readmission rates. >>>

Preventing Hospital Readmissions Takes a Village

With $500 million in federal funding over five years, 30 community-based organizations are joining hands with hospitals, finally, in a communal effort to keep discharged hospital patients from being readmitted. >>>

Cleaning Up C. Diff, Together

In efforts to eliminate Clostridium difficile and other other hyper-virulent strains of infection, interdisciplinary task forces are changing the way hospitals are cleaned and how antibiotics are administered. >>>

How iPads Improve the Patient Experience

The Mayo Clinic and Henry Ford Hospital are just two healthcare organizations that are finding ways to enhance the patient experience using Apple's tablet technology. >>>

Intelligence Report

The Unsettled State of the ACO

39% of organizations plan to join an ACO vs. 64% in 2011, according to this HealthLeaders Media Intelligence Report. Get the free report with exclusive research and analysis. >>>

News Headlines

Employees fear for future of AR hospital

Arkansas Times, April 17, 2012

Prognosis Grim for McDonald's Restaurants in Hospitals

HealthLeaders Media, April 16, 2012

Opinion: The difference between God and a doctor

The Baltimore Sun, April 16, 2012

Allina's nurse uniform plan draws union response

Pioneer Press, April 16, 2012

PA Hospital's Deficiencies Detailed in CAP

HealthLeaders Media, April 13, 2012

Healthcare Jobs Activity Surging on Social Media

HealthLeaders Media, April 13, 2012

Are women less satisfied with hospital care than men?

The New York Times, April 13, 2012

PA Hospital's Financial Woes Trigger Harsh Repercussions

HealthLeaders Media, April 11, 2012

Patients Take Back Control with Technology

HealthLeaders Media, April 10, 2012

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Webcast: Lower Costs, Boost Productivity in Your Emergency Department

Date: April 30, 2012
About: Increase emergency department throughput with proven cost-reduction and efficiency improvement strategies from three ED leaders at BestPractices, Ochsner Medical Center, and Banner Estrella Medical Center. This customizable webcast allows you to pre-submit speaker questions to guide the discussion and ensure you get the answers your organization needs. >>>

From HealthLeaders Magazine


The End of Us vs. Them

With economic incentives aligning for hospitals and physicians as never before, the need on both sides to dispense with blame has never been so critical. >>>


Pharmaceutical Robotics Require Careful Assessment


Hospitals Scrutinize ACOs

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