Psychology & Psychiatry

VA hospitals have lower rates of adverse events in psychiatric units

(HealthDay)—Psychiatric inpatients at community-based hospitals are twice as likely to experience adverse events (AEs) or medical errors (MEs) as inpatients at Veterans Health Administration (VHA) hospitals, according to ...

Medications

A prescription for medicating your child safely

When your child is sick, taking the right medication can make all the difference—as long as it's correctly chosen and measured. But sometimes mistakes occur. Here are safety steps to help prevent medication errors from ...

Other

Doctor burnout costs health care system $4.6 billion a year

Burnout among doctors is costing the U.S. health-care system an estimated $4.6 billion a year in billings because of reduced hours, physician turnover, and expenses associated with finding and hiring replacements, according ...

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