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What do the TUG robots do?
Two San Francisco hospitals share their experiences with a fleet of robots that collect trash, deliver food, and pick up drugs and lab samples
How do nurses interact with medical devices?
Hospital rooms contain an increasing number of medical devices that don't talk to one another, which some say is a growing patient safety problem
Reducing patient falls: Two healthcare systems, two different approaches
As patient falls continue to plague healthcare facilities of all shapes and sizes, health systems in Georgia and Nebraska share their success stories
Social media plays a role in quality care, even if you don't know it
Mass General researchers reveal the importance of social media presence and its impact on quality care and patient safety initiatives
AHRQ: Quality care made progress in 2014, but disparities still exist
The 2014 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities report, released by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality in April, found that access to and quality of healthcare have improved over the last several years, but that poor households generally experience less access and lower quality.
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