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AHRQ: Low Health Literacy Linked to Higher Risk of Death

California Department of Health Official Encourage Hospitals to Adopt Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs

Joint Commission: Have Your "Ready to Go List" Assembled at the Start of Survey

Understanding and Controlling the Hazards of Surgical Smoke

Vanderbilt Researchers: Culture the Key to Improving Healthcare Quality

Study: Evoke Emotive Response to Improve Hand-Hygiene Compliance

Bar Code Medication Administration Can Yield Both Positive and Negative Results

Study: Reducing Physician Working Hours Does Not Improve Patient Safety

8 Ways for Surgery Centers to Reduce Look-Alike/Sound-Alike Drug Errors

E-Prescribing System Helps Johns Hopkins Reduce Medication Errors

Study: Contact Precautions Still Provoke Controversy

Nevada Lawmakers Hear Testimony on Public Hospital Reporting Legislation

Physician Surgery Center of Downey Receives IMQ Accreditation

15 Aircraft Safety Initiatives Could Help Improve Patient Safety

Suspended Nevada Urologist Defends Repeat Uses of Single-Use Medical Device

Texas Hospital Administrator Pleads Guilty to Abuse of Official Capacity in Nurse Whistleblower Case

Unannounced Follow-Up Visit From FDA Confirms MO's University Hospital Improved Infection Control Practices

Study: Providers Should Update Reviews of Comparative Drug Effectiveness on Yearly Basis

10 Clinical Quality and Patient Safety Tools for Download

Joint Commission Updates Easy-to-Read Version of Hospital 2011 NPSGS