Healthcare News & Insights

Outrageous! Visitor hurt, nurse says: ‘Call 911’

You’d think if you were hurt in the hospital you’d at least get help quickly. But if you’re at Greater Niagara General Hospital, don’t count on it.

Verdict: Fall prevention efforts aren’t working

Hospitals’ efforts to keep at-risk patients from falling may be for naught: New research indicates that most falls aren’t preventable.

Updated sentinel event stats for ’09

Here’s the latest data on the 10 most frequently reported sentinel events as tracked by JCAHO.