8 hospitals in New York with top nurse-patient communication scores
The following hospitals in New York received top marks on patients' HCAHPS surveys in the category of nurse communication.
Hospitals, patients sue to block new liver transplant rules
A new policy would reallocate some organs toward big-city medical centers, where the shortage is most severe and demand is highest.
New Law Meant to Assist Blind/Visually Impaired Hospital Patients
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3 Trends Driving New York-Presbyterian Hospital’s Patient-First Marketing Strategy
Healthcare today is changing and healthcare organizations need to change along with it to survive. But many are unsure of where to begin or which healthcare marketing strategies will be most successful. For a look at the marketing trends and tactics that have helped New York-Presbyterian Hospital enjoy great success, Mashable.com shared the patient-first strategies...
Top 55 hospitals patients would definitely recommend
When patients fill out HCAHPS surveys about their experience receiving care in a hospital, one question might say more than any other about the overall feeling an organization left them with: Would they recommend that hospital to others?
How patients get from state hospital to state prison
The state Department of Health and Human Services provided this description of how officials decide when to transfer a noncriminal mental health patient from the state hospital to the state prison.
The Top 20 Hospitals in New England Rated By Patients
GoLocal's first-ever ranking of 176 New England hospitals based on patient experiences and ratings utilizes reams of data from a government-sponsored survey of more than 50,000 patients. Based on how patients responded to questions about their care, GoLocal has analyzed, weighted, and used the data in a proprietary ranking formula to...
How hospitals can engage consumers to innovate a new patient experience
Executives from Dana Farber, Partners, BIDMC and Northwell share tips and insights about working with patients in the tech development process.
20% of recently released hospital patients have abnormal vital signs
Before dismissing a patient from the hospital checking to make sure they are healthy enough to leave should be the first thing checked. Unfortunately, according to a study conducted UT Southwestern Medical Center, about 20 percent of patients dismissed from the hospital did not have stable vital signs.
How to Encourage Hospital Patients to Speak Up About Concerns
From HealthLeaders: About one-third of hospitalized patients do not feel comfortable raising concerns, recent research found. Mental health status is a strong predictor of whether patients will spe…
How a nurse-led initiative helps New York hospital patients sleep better
After receiving concerns about how noise negatively affected patient sleep and staff stress levels, nurses from Manhasset, N.Y,-based North Shore University Hospital created an initiative to reduce noise levels in the hospital's neurosurgical intensive care unit — and small changes led to lower noise levels, a study published in Critical Care Nurse found.
Bridgeport High School Key Club Creates Nearly 100 Blankets for WVU Children's Hospital Patients
Being away from home when you are ill is never a good thing. But being a child with a serious illness, spending week...
Bronx Hospital Can't Be Held Liable for Patient's Suicide, Appeals Panel Rules
Citing the treating physicians’ deposition testimony and extensive medical records the First Department panel wrote that in response to hospital questioning the patient consistently denied having suicidal thoughts or ideation while stating that his anxiety stemmed in part from an uncomfortable living situation.
Montgomery Co. hospital transfers more than 100 patients, opens doors at new facility
Ambulances with a total of more than 100 patients drove up to the doors of the newest hospital in Montgomery County, Maryland, for the first time on Sunday.
Lawsuits Against Catholic Hospitals Which Denied Care to Transgender Patients Set to Proceed
An appeals court has ruled that a transgender patient denied care by a Catholic hospital can proceed with a discrimination lawsuit just as a similar lawsuit is set to be heard in court this month.
Indiana experts: New posting rules fail to help patients understand hospital prices
Hospital chargemaster lists overwhelm consumers with jargon, abbreviations, detail
How A New Hospital Started QI Efforts on Day Two
Dr. Degu Taye knew that quality improvement work starts on day one – or in his case, day two. The day after a new hospital opened, he began to gather a QI team. He shares the story of how they identified priorities and applied QI techniques to improve maternal and neonatal outcomes as well as care around the hospital.
Sutter Announces $10 Million Capital Campaign for New Hospital
Sutter Announces $10 Million Capital Campaign for New Hospital. Sutter Medical Center of Santa Rosa announced today that it has secured more than $4 million in its $10 million capital campaign. This campaign will contribute to the financing of a $284 million hospital which will open in October of 2014. - PR11837093
Top 51 Hospitals Patients Would Definitely Recommend
Here is a list of 51 hospitals with the highest percentage of patients who reported "yes, they would definitely recommend the hospital" in the HCAHPS survey.
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