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]

Teamwork counts for successful hospitals

Teamwork is crucial for clinical staff – especially when it comes to positive patient outcomes.

Report: Medical schools fall short on teaching patient safety

A new report claims doctors-in-training aren’t being taught the skills they need to create truly safe environments for patients.

Improving safety: Standardized briefings are a quick, cost-effective way

A three-minute technique to improve communication in the OR could greatly improve overall patient safety.