Healthcare News & Insights

Tech & medication errors: Are hospitals meeting guidelines?

Reducing medication errors is an ongoing battle for hospitals, and technology is the latest weapon they’re using to fight it. A new report from the Leapfrog Group highlights what many hospitals are doing to keep patients from being harmed due to issues with the medications they’re taking. 

Leapfrog Group announces latest safety grades, changes to survey

The Leapfrog Group has announced its latest Hospital Safety Grades, evaluating how well hospitals are doing with keeping patients out of harm’s way. While many hospitals performed well, changes are in the works that may affect their scores. 

Hospitals fall short with physician staffing in ICU

Critically ill patients in intensive care units usually need a great deal of medical attention. And they have better outcomes when hospitals meet the appropriate staffing requirements for the ICU. However, many hospitals are opting not to hire the most specialized physicians, and this practice may negatively affect patients’ recovery.