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      • Playing a Hand in Infection Control

        Published Oct 11 2018, 09:26 AM by Lippincott Solutions
        • infection prevention
        • infection control
        • patient safety
        • Health care quality
        • hospital-acquired infections

        Failure to perform appropriate hand hygiene is the #1 leading cause of health care associated infections.

      • Who Are Nurse Scientists?

        Published Sep 18 2018, 10:40 AM by Lippincott Solutions
        • clinical research
        • Health care quality
        • patient outcomes

        By designing and implementing scientific studies, nurse researchers look for ways to improve health care services and outcomes.

      • Regulatory Changes Set to Affect Long-Term Care

        Published Jul 10 2018, 03:21 PM by Lippincott Solutions
        • long-term care
        • Center for Medicare & Medcaid Services
        • Health care quality
        • LTC
        • Medicare

        Under value-based purchasing for Medicare Part A, CMS will start withholding 2% of a skilled nursing facility’s Medicare payments beginning in October.

      • Charting The Course For Success

        Published Apr 20 2018, 04:27 PM by Lippincott Solutions
        • Patient-centered care
        • Health care quality
        • patient outcomes

        Nurse navigators are making a difference in patient-centered care.

      • For Better or Worse, Nurse Managers Influence Outcomes

        Published Mar 20 2018, 09:58 AM by Lippincott Solutions
        • patient care
        • quality outcomes
        • NDNQI
        • Health care quality
        • ANA
        • nurse managers

        In ways both direct and indirect, unit nurse managers play a key role in patient and nurse outcomes.

      • ANA 2018 Quality and Innovation Conference

        Published Mar 14 2018, 03:10 PM by Lippincott Solutions
        • innovation
        • Health care quality
        • ANA
        • data

        Unleash Your Inner Innovator at the ANA Quality and Innovation Conference

      • 5 Things to Know About MACRA’s Quality Payment Program

        Published Jan 02 2018, 09:06 AM by Lippincott Solutions
        • Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
        • MIPS
        • Health care quality
        • CMS

        Focus on quality and cost will intensify in the second year of MACRA’s Quality Payment Program, according to the final rule.

      • Why Quality Care Isn’t Nearly Enough

        Published Dec 12 2017, 08:21 AM by Lippincott Solutions
        • patient outcomes
        • Wellness
        • population health
        • Health care quality

        Social determinants of population health can have a huge impact on patient outcomes.

      • Why it’s Vital to Standardize Nursing Bedside Care

        Published Oct 28 2015, 08:00 PM by Lippincott Solutions
        • improvement in health care
        • Health care quality
        • health care improvement
        • healthcare improvement
        • health care safety
        • nurse-to-nurse bedside
        • bedside report
        • shift handover
        • medication errors
        • patient safety
        • Patient satisfaction
        • Communication errors
        • patient handover
        • nurse satisfaction healthcare quality

        And why it’s dangerous not to. 

      • Conference Preview: IHI National Forum on Quality Improvement in Health Care

        Published Oct 26 2015, 08:00 PM by Lippincott Solutions
        • improvement in health care
        • Health care quality
        • health care improvement
        • healthcare improvement
        • IOM
        • health care safety
        • IHI
        • quality improvement in health care
        • Institute of Medicine
        • healthcare quality
        • IHI National Forum

        This year's IHI National Forum promises to affect changes in quality and safety.