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December 23, 2020

Study: Nurse workload and education affect patient mortality

A study in The Lancet found that patients are more likely to die after common surgical procedures when they are cared for in hospitals with heavier nurse workloads […]
December 23, 2020

6 surprising best resuscitation practices

In-hospital resuscitation has gotten a lot of attention lately. Data analysis shows a significant number of cardiac arrests take place in hospitals—at least as many as, if […]
December 23, 2020

On the CUSP: How to implement a comprehensive unit-based safety program

A groundswell of research and regulations followed the Institute of Medicine’s landmark 1999 report, To Err is Human: Building a Safer Health System. Leaders, clinicians, educators, researchers, […]
December 23, 2020

A roll-up-your-sleeves kind of hope

Some years ago, I was riding in a car with a friend who is a religious sister. We were minding our own business when a black […]