Hospital News Posts

AHRQ Communication and Optimal Resolution (CANDOR) Toolkit

AHRQ Communication and Optimal Resolution (CANDOR) Toolkit

What is the Communication and Optimal Resolution Process? Despite the best efforts of hospitals, doctors, nurses and other health care professionals, about 1 in 10 patients is harmed by the care they receive. Harms such as hospital-acquired infections or medication...

Palliative Care: A Basic Human Right for Patients Facing Serious Illness

Palliative Care: A Basic Human Right for Patients Facing Serious Illness

Submitted by: Nancy Joyner, MS, CNS-BC, APRN, ACHPN® November is Hospice and Palliative Care Month. This year's theme is "Meeting You Where You Are." Patients and healthcare professionals don’t understand the distinction between these two medical terms. Hospice care...

NETEC Webinar: Influenza in the Age of COVID 2021 | November 12

NETEC Webinar: Influenza in the Age of COVID 2021 | November 12

Friday, November 12, 2021 | 12:00 pm CST  Brought to you by the National Emerging Special Pathogens Training and Education Center (NETEC) Join presenters as they discuss important topics surrounding the upcoming 2021 influenza season. Topics to include discussion on...

Make Health Information Understandable During Health Literacy Month

Make Health Information Understandable During Health Literacy Month

During October, the CMS Office of Minority Health (OMH) recognizes Health Literacy Month. We encourage healthcare providers to make health information easier for patients and residents to understand and navigate. Healthy People 2030—an initiative that identifies...

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