Healthcare News & Insights

New program designed to improve patient outcomes after surgery

Improving patient outcomes after surgery is a challenge for many hospitals. A new safety initiative, headed by the American College of Surgeons and the Johns Hopkins Institute for Patient Safety, plans to help hundreds of hospitals boost the quality of their post-surgery care. 

Surprising link between documentation and safety scores

As ICD-10 draws closer, improving your doctors’ documentation should be a priority. But there’s another crucial reason why your clinicians need to keep detailed documentation: It could have a big effect on your hospital’s patient safety scores.

How improving patients’ sleep in the hospital is key to recovery

With the hustle and bustle happening at all hours in a hospital, patients may have trouble getting adequate sleep, which could have a huge impact on their recovery.

Baltimore gets new state-of-the-art facility

When the new $1.1 billion Johns Hopkins Hospital opens its doors to the public on May 1, it will offer a new standard of care.