The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is launching a new antibiotic tracking system allowing hospitals to monitor antibiotic use electronically, make better decisions about how to improve use, and compare themselves to other hospitals.
Hospitals with high performance scores in patient care are more profitable, according to the 2011 Pulse Report from Press Ganey.
New business won by Michigan’s technology-focused businesses
A West Michigan health system is opening a clinic to assess and treat people who frequently use hospital emergency departments.
A potential drug shortage has patients and doctors worried about properly caring for their patients.
A University of Michigan study shows that the use of CAT scans in emergency rooms has more than quadrupled in the past 12 years.
Customer satisfaction is on the rise for hospital services and electric and natural gas utilities, according to a report released Tuesday by the Ann Arbor-based American Customer Satisfaction Index
Accidental falls are the most commonly reported patient safety incident in hospitals. Up to one in ten in-hospital falls results in injury or death. Experts agree that programs that are tailored to individual patients’ risks […]
It might seem a little early to start thinking about flu season, but several area hospitals are about to make the “shot in the arm” mandatory for their staff.
Facing surgery? You could receive blood that’s been stored for a week, or three weeks, or nearly six — and there’s growing concern that people who get the older blood might not fare as well.