Healthcare News & Insights

Study: Hospitals falling short at keeping patients safe

A new report indicates that despite all the efforts into reducing medical errors and improving patient safety, we’ve made no progress.

Ouch! Surgical sharps injuries on the rise

This hurts in more ways than one: Since passage of a new safety law, surgical sharps injuries have increased more than 6% — while injuries in nonsurgical settings dropped more than 30%. The question is: Why?

Did direct care aide’s injury — or the unemployment rate — make her unable to work?

A caregiver who injured her shoulder on the job and could no longer meet the lifting requirements sued for workers’ comp due to the disability. Did she qualify?