The call to action came in 1999, when the Institute of Medicine issued its “To Err Is Human” report estimating that as many as 98,000 people were dying annually from preventable medical errors. Urged on by an alarmed public, the …Read More »
National experts to discuss patient safety challenges and trends June 9 at inaugural Patient Safety Forum at Jacksonville University
The first statewide/regional conference bringing together hundreds of health care leaders, nurses, physicians and students to hear from renowned experts on patient safety is set for Friday, June 9, at Jacksonville University.Read More »
Fire and water don’t mix, and fire when coupled with a lack of water can create a dangerous combination. This is readily illustrated in the huge wildfire that has recently burned just north of the Florida-Georgia line, and multiple fires …Read More »
Stress in the nursing profession has become such a norm that there’s even a special term for it: Nursing Burnout Syndrome.
The findings are a bit daunting: in one survey at the University of Colorado Hospital, nearly nine out of …Read More »
Last month, our local charismatic megafauna, the Florida manatee, achieved a very significant milestone in recovering from near extinction, when the federal government down-listed the marine mammal from endangered to threatened.
While some are upset that the status of the …Read More »