A report by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine on trauma-based mortality rates in the US finds that quality of care for trauma patients varies greatly depending on when and where a patient is injured, resulting in 30,000 preventable deaths per year. The report calls for a national trauma care network to establish best practices and integrate civilian and military trauma care practices.
An independent investigation recognizes Healthcare.gov as the second-most secure consumer website, while Twitter took top honors.
A new study from Santa Clara Valley Medical Center (CA) finds that hand washing compliance rates improve dramatically when health professionals know they are being watched.
LeadingAge introduces an EHR adoption model for long-term and post-acute care organizations.