Ward, who has more than 30 years of experience in healthcare administration and has served in senior nursing roles in organizations across the country, spoke with HealthLeaders about what has worked in reducing serious safety events.
Now that COVID-19 has reached an endemic phase, one of the biggest challenges facing healthcare organizations is keeping communities focused on containing the virus, says Janet Tomcavage, MS, executive vice president and chief nurse executive at ...
If your organization has not already done so, start drawing down now from using compliance waivers granted under the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE) declaration. On October 13, the PHE was renewed for another 90 days but it remains uncertain if it will be renewed again.
The new studies examine boarding of patients in emergency departments before they are moved to inpatient beds and patients who left without being seen (LWBS), the latter presumably because of ED crowding and long wait times.
In the first two months of the coronavirus pandemic, there were no proven therapies for COVID-19. Now, there are several therapies for COVID-19, including Paxlovid, remdesivir, and monoclonal antibodies.