Healthcare News & Insights

Use teamwork to cut back on medical errors

Medical errors have been getting a great deal of attention lately, mostly because of claims that they’re one of the top causes of death in the country. Some professionals doubt the truth of this viewpoint. But regardless of its accuracy, hospitals still need to reduce their rates of preventable errors – and improving teamwork may […] [MORE]

Study: At-home births are riskier for first-time moms

A new study indicates that providing a variety of birth options can work — but for some women, at-home births do increase the risk of a poor outcome.