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Risk Management

Low-value care spending drops marginally, despite best efforts
Patients are at risk of serious harm from services that offer no clinical benefit
What are the biggest challenges for connected healthcare projects?

Healthcare professionals give their views in direct interviews and in survey responses to this and other key questions, in the new report from Beecham Research

Rethinking patient discharge to reduce nursing home rehospitalizations
Using Project RED, University of Missouri researchers improve outcomes
Medical errors are still killing patients in the U.S, let's talk about it
Insights from Dr. Doron Besser, CEO of ENvizion
BU researchers indicate need to address adverse event risks in interventional radiology
Many adverse events in interventional radiology are preventable
Thorough sanitization and PPE are essential for curbing asymptomatic COVID transmission
Asymptomatic patients could go to hospital and transmit infection
Two dead, three injured in explosion at Connecticut VA hospital
The explosion came from a steam pipe during routine maintenance
A fighting chance requires taking a stance: NICUs must evolve to meet the needs of the most fragile newborns
Insights from Luke Delaney, general manager for GE Healthcare Maternal Infant Care
New study challenges notion that COVID-19 is not deadly to younger people
Among hospitalized young adults, the virus is twice as deadly as heart attacks
Culture, management and the impact on safety
Best practices for overseeing a radiation oncology department
Remnants of COVID-19 virus found in internal CT components
RNA from SARS-CoV-2 turning up in the scanner's inward airflow filter could be a good thing
STERIS acquires Key Surgical for approximately $850 million
Expected to expand STERIS disinfection and surgical offerings worldwide
Radiation safety training as risk management
Effective safety training requires not only mastery of the content but mastery of instruction
Supply chain lessons from COVID-19 at 2020 MedTech Conference
What does it take to keep the supply chain unbroken during a public health crisis?
FDA approves ControlRad's radiation reduction tech for OEC 9900 Mobile C-arms
Reduces radiation exposure without compromising image quality
Preplanning for pandemic response
How Northwell Health prepared for the financial challenges of COVID-19
New national action plan aims to reduce medical errors, improve patient safety
A new patient safety effort, developed by 27 federal agencies, safety organizations, and patient and family advocates is now underway
MR safety evolves as hospitals grapple with COVID-19 and new regulations
Ferromagnetic detectors and better protocols are making a different in the MR suite
AI technique helps medical devices avoid abiding by cyberattack commands
Could protect against over-radiation, manipulation of device components, functional manipulation of images