SAUSALITO, CA (ASRN.ORG) -- In the latest advance for health care accountability, the country’s leading hospital accreditation board, the Joint Commission, released a list on Tuesday of 405 medical centers that have been the most diligent in following protocols to treat conditions like heart attack and pneumonia. Almost without exception, most highly regarded hospitals in the United States, from Johns Hopkins in Baltimore to the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., did not make the list.
SAUSALITO, CA (ASRN.ORG) -- The news, delivered in a phone call, left Sue Bates aghast: she was losing her job of 22 years after testing positive for a legally prescribed drug.
SAUSALITO, CA (ASRN.ORG) -- Europeans are plagued by mental and neurological illnesses, with almost 165 million people or 38 percent of the population suffering each year from a brain disorder such as depression, anxiety, insomnia or dementia, according to a large new study.
SAUSALITO, CA (ASRN.ORG) -- Amid growing reports of price-gouging for life-saving drugs, half of hospital officials said they’ve bought medications from back-door suppliers during recent drug shortages, a new survey shows.
SAUSALITO, CA (ASRN.ORG) -- One of the nation's leading voices in patient care and safety said today that the key to successfully navigating the challenges and changes that healthcare reform will bring is the ability to "reimagine and redefine" what nursing is all about.
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Liz Di Bernardo