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Safety Culture as a Patient Safety Practice for Alarm Fatigue
This article reviews the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) guideline on alarm... Read More »
A Hospital Hit by Hackers, a Baby in Distress: The Case of the First Alleged Ransomware Death
A lawsuit filed against Alabama's Springhill Medical Center alleges that a 2019 ransomware... Read More »
CDC Chief Overrules Agency Panel and Recommends Pfizer-BioNTech Boosters for Workers at Risk
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Rochelle Walensky, MD, on Sept. 24... Read More »
Most of $9.2 Billion in Questionable Medicare Payments Went to 20 Insurers, Investigators Say
An investigation by the Office of Inspector General (OIG) of the U.S. Department of Health and... Read More »
Biden Announces Sweeping New Vaccine Mandates for Businesses, Federal Workers
All employers with 100 or more employees would have to require that their workers be vaccinated... Read More »
Phony Diagnoses Hide High Rates of Drugging at Nursing Homes
Schizophrenia diagnoses among nursing home residents have surged 70% since 2012, yet the... Read More »
Nursing Homes Warn Vaccine Mandate Could Lead to Staff Shortages
To protect one of the groups most at risk for COVID-19, the Biden administration is drafting new... Read More »
JAMA Report Calls on EHR Vendors to Do Annual Safety Self-Assessments
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently updated its Medicare Promoting... Read More »
Indictment of Paramedics in Elijah McClain's Death Is First of Its Kind, Experts Say
A Colorado grand jury has indicted two paramedics and three police officers in the August 2019... Read More »
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