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.