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December 29, 2020

A 200-year perspective on hospital costs and mortality

The New England Journal of Medicine has published an interesting article that traces mortality and hospital costs over 200 years at Massachusetts General Hospital, which celebrated its 200th […]
December 29, 2020

Analysis: Good communication enhances patient safety, satisfaction

A new report from HealthGrades finds that hospitals with the highest patient ratings in physician and nursing communications on average have fewer patient safety events. The […]
December 29, 2020

DOES QUALITATIVE FIT TESTING ANSWER THE IMPORTANT QUESTIONS?

Many healthcare facilities and other workplaces still use qualitative fit testing methods for their respiratory protection programs. Qualitative fit testing is a manual method that uses […]
December 29, 2020

Analysis: Good communication enhances patient safety, satisfaction

A new report from HealthGrades finds that hospitals with the highest patient ratings in physician and nursing communications on average have fewer patient safety events. The […]