Healthcare News & Insights

Effective cleaning strategies for hospitals

Is your hospital doing everything it can to prevent the spread of infections with its cleaning methods? New research sheds some light on the effectiveness of common cleaning techniques – and how hospitals can improve their protocols. 

ER revisits: Major financial drain on healthcare system

  Hospitals are always looking for ways to cut costs. One way to do this — reduce unnecessary revisits to your emergency room (ER). 

Tick-borne parasite threatens blood supply

Researchers are looking for ways to identify an infectious agent that’s making it’s way into the U.S. blood supply.

Patients’ access to records: Boon or bane?

Increased use of electronic health records is touted by many as a benefit for all involved. But some health care providers have their doubts.