Healthcare News & Insights

Safety program reduces hospital-acquired bloodstream infections

A government patient safety project has reduced the instance of hospital-acquired bloodstream infections by 40% nationwide – and the program can be easily replicated at your hospital.

More than half of health care workers are afraid to blow the whistle on safety issues

Don’t assume employees feel safe reporting safety errors as required: New research shows more than half of health care workers worry that honest reporting will come back to haunt them personally.

Report: 86% of patient injuries go unreported

Hospitals’ incident reporting systems are only registering about 14% of patient injuries, according to a new study. 

Are 90% of medical errors unreported?

New research indicates medical errors may happen 10 times as often as was once believed.