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Failed sepsis EHR alert leads to surprising discovery

Alerts may be annoying to your hospital staff, and they might be overused in some cases. But they also provide opportunities to improve patient care, even if they may not be working as intended initially. One health system’s attempt to create an alert designed to root out sepsis ended up with a different, yet still […] [MORE]

Latest on readmissions: How hospitals are doing now

The fight to reduce hospital readmissions for Medicare patients may seem like an uphill battle at times. But there’s some good news from the feds: All your efforts are starting to pay off, and readmissions rates are starting to decline. 

Proof: Short staffing leads to deaths

Lower staffing levels can contribute directly to patient mortality, according to new research.