News tagged with hospital patients

NHS data on patient experience is often ignored

In BMJ today, Angela Coulter, Associate Professor at Oxford University and colleagues argue that this is "unethical" and call for a coordinated approach to use the information to help improve services.

Mar 26, 2014
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For women's cancers, where you're treated matters

(HealthDay)—Where you're treated for ovarian or other gynecologic cancers makes a difference. Women with these conditions live more than a year longer on average if they're treated at hospitals that deal ...

Mar 24, 2014
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Magnet hospitals have higher quality of care, study says

Magnet recognition is considered a leading source for measuring organizational success in nursing. Magnet hospitals show higher job satisfaction and lower odds of patient mortality than non-Magnet hospitals. However, only ...

Mar 11, 2014
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