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When Safety Precautions are Faithfully Followed, Sharps Injuries are Lower
Arlington, VA — Hospital units that consistently follow standard safety precautions experience nearly 40% fewer needlesticks and other sharps injuries than other units, a new
FDA to Require Mail-Back Envelopes for Unused Opioids Disposal
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that opioid analgesics manufacturers are to be required to make pre-paid mail-back envelopes available to dispose
How Data Transparency in Hospitals Propels Safety Initiatives
Hospitals across the country eagerly await the release of The Leapfrog Group’s Safety Grades in the spring and fall each year. Leah Binder, president and
May is National Nurses Month
National Nurses Month is an annual event that takes place in May to recognize the important work that nurses do in our communities. Nurses play
NC Nurses Rally Over Patient Safety, Unsafe Working Conditions
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (FOX Carolina) – Registered nurses at Mission Hospital in Asheville are holding a rally to highlight their patient safety concerns and other unsafe
Cancer Survivor Reflects on the Downstream Costs of her Treatment
Recently, I decided to throw away all my old cancer drugs, a small mountain of orange-and-white plastic bottles. Cancer no longer deserved a whole shelf.