Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center reactivated its renowned heart transplant program after a two-week suspension, finding no systemic problems with the program despite several patient deaths this year.
In a letter to the CMS, the Leapfrog Group opposed a proposal to remove safety measures from two CMS quality reporting programs, arguing the move is a blow to transparency.
Users of heroin and other injection drugs were 16 times more likely than other people to develop severe illnesses from MRSA, according to a new government report.
The rate of hospital-acquired conditions dropped 8% from 2014 to 2016, saving the industry $2.9 billion and preventing approximately 8,000 deaths, according to new data.
Increasing direct supervision of physician residents doesn't lower medical error rates and can make trainees less autonomous, according to a new study.
Last year's devastating hurricane season offered a lot of lessons for providers, but a recent ACEP poll suggests many still aren't ready if another disaster strikes.
James Harrison donated plasma almost every week for the last 60 years and helped save 2.4 million babies.
A Tenet Healthcare Corp. hospital is under CMS scrutiny after a patient died and others are at risk for harm because staffers didn't follow proper restraint procedures.
As the opioid epidemic continues to spread, UCHealth in Colorado took the unusual step of instituting random drug testing for its 21,000 employees. CEO Elizabeth Concordia discusses that strategy in this Q&A.
Only one of New York City's 11 graded hospitals received an "A" in the Leapfrog Group's Hospital Safety Grade report. Three of Los Angeles' 12 hospitals and six of Chicago's 18 hospitals scored top marks.
A new study finds that 71% of reusable medical scopes deemed ready for use on patients tested positive for bacteria at three major U.S. hospitals.
Home health agencies are treating sicker patients, yet they lack some of the basic tools needed to prevent infections.