Latest Patient safety and nursing Stories

2011-09-19 23:14:36

For medications to be effective, they must be taken in the correct dosage at the right time, as prescribed by healthcare providers.

2011-09-13 21:52:26

Strong leadership, communication and teamwork are essential to successful organizations, especially health care facilities.

2011-09-08 19:59:10

In light of a national survey showing that only about half of patients believe the U.S. health care system is a compassionate one, the Schwartz Center for Compassionate Healthcare today proposed an agenda for improving such care in an article in the September issue of Health Affairs, the nation's leading health policy journal.

Word of the Day
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.