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December 23, 2020

Quality-improvement initiative: Classifying and documenting surgical wounds

Quality-improvement initiative: Classifying and documenting surgical wounds Interprofessional collaboration promoted a successful initiative to improve wound classification. By Jennifer Zinn, MSN, RN, CNS-BC, CNOR, and Vangela […]
December 23, 2020

OSHA launches new safety website

OSHA created a suite of resources to help hospitals assess workplace safety needs, implement safety and health management systems, and enhance their safe patient handling programs. […]
December 23, 2020

Only 1 in 6 have discussed their alcohol use with a health professional

According to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) only 1 in 6 adults have discussed their alcohol use with a health […]
December 23, 2020

Nurses are driving quality in all care settings

Healthcare quality encompasses the structures of care, care-delivery processes, and patient outcomes. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), Office of the National Coordinator for […]