care delivery

OIG: Pandemic forced hospitals into ‘survival mode’

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A new report from the HHS’ Office of Inspector General lays bare the varied challenges hospitals faced in the past year — and continue to face. These range from challenges in healthcare delivery to staffing shortages to shaky finances.

Non-Technical Skills for Surgeons Can Be Life Savers

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Non-Technical Skills for Surgeons Can Be Life Savers Surgeons should hone their non-technical skills (communication, teamwork, leadership) as they are key elements of patient safety. The Doctor Weighs In