News tagged with hospital

Cuddlers soothe babies too sick, tiny to go home

At the University of Chicago's Comer Children's Hospital and several other hospitals around the U.S., strangers offer a simple yet powerful service for newborns too tiny or sick to go home.

Mar 13, 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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Industrial strength healthcare

By adapting the "Lean Six Sigma" principle of manufacturing to rural hospitals, Indian researchers suggest that patient queues might be shortened by 91 percent while consultation time could be reduced to about a third of ...

Aug 13, 2014
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Record number of older adults completing living wills

A record number of elderly people are completing living wills to guide end-of-life medical treatments – up from 47 percent in 2000 to 72 percent in 2010 – according to new research from the University of Michigan and ...

Apr 02, 2014
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Food safety a new frontier for legal pot

The marijuana in those pot brownies isn't the only thing that can potentially make consumers sick. Regulators are now taking a closer look at how those pot-infused edibles are actually made.

Jun 20, 2014
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