- A study published in JAMA shows statistically significant improvements in the rate of in-hospital adverse events for certain conditions in the decade prior to the onset of COVID-19. The study is accompanied by an editorial by William V. Padula, Ph.D., and Peter J. Pronovost, M.D., Ph.D., and a 15-min audio interview with Dr. Pronovost and Mark Metersky, M.D., an author of the study.
- The Things They Carry Project offers free therapist-led writing workshops for frontline health care workers to process stressful experiences at work.
- The Lown Institute’s rankings of “America’s Most Socially Responsible Hospitals” includes two organizations from Massachusetts.
- Two groups have released new resources to help improve diagnosis: Measure Dx: A Resource To Identify, Analyze, and Learn From Diagnostic Safety Events from The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality and Recognizing Excellent in Diagnosis: Recommended Practices for Hospitals from the Leapfrog Group.
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