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Keeping patients safe with therapy dogs, fending off MRSA

Keeping patients safe with therapy dogs, fending off MRSA

By Steven Ross Johnson  |  October 27, 2018

New research has found that patients who spent more time with therapy dogs increased their risk of contracting the superbug MRSA—a warning to hospitals that haven't examined their policies surrounding the popular programs.

Johns Hopkins, Cambridge work together on healthcare culture of safety

Johns Hopkins, Cambridge work together on healthcare culture of safety

By Maria Castellucci  |  October 13, 2018

Johns Hopkins University and Health System worked with researchers at the University of Cambridge to better address a prevailing culture where frontline staff felt afraid or intimidated to bring up patient safety issues with tenured physicians.

Predictive analytics tool offers clinicians actionable EHR data

Predictive analytics tool offers clinicians actionable EHR data

By Maria Castellucci  |  September 29, 2018

NorthShore has developed the Clinical Analytics Predictive Engine, a tool in the EHR that gives each patient a single risk score tied to multiple predictive models. The tool helps give clinicians a way to easily act on information to prevent adverse outcomes.

Addressing cultural issues 
that increase the risk of suicide

Addressing cultural issues 
that increase the risk of suicide

By Steven Ross Johnson  |  July 28, 2018

Intermountain Healthcare has launched a new initiative aimed at stemming the rising tide of suicides. At its core is acknowledging the fact that Intermountain serves communities that cherish their right to bear arms.

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