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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. 

Leading causes of ‘improvement fatigue’ — and what to do

Hospital leaders are feeling pressure to simultaneously improve different areas of their operations — but what can they do when the staff is fed up with all the improvements? 

Hospital collaborative improves surgical outcomes, saves big bucks

A collaborative of 10 hospitals in Tennessee managed to reduce their rates of acute renal failure, surgical site infections and wound disruption, all while saving millions.