Automated Harm Trigger System Enables Real-Time Identification of Patients at Risk
March 16, 2017 16:42 ET | The Joint Commission
OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL--(Marketwired - Mar 16, 2017) - An Office of Inspector General report in 2010 recommended internal hospital reporting of all harms -- whether considered a complication, a...
American Academy of Dermatology: Six Ways to Prevent Toenail Fungus
March 14, 2017 14:13 ET | American Academy of Dermatology
SCHAUMBURG, IL--(Marketwired - Mar 14, 2017) - Although fungal nail infections are usually painless, the condition can be unsightly. If you get nail fungus -- more common on the toenails than the...
Dermatology Experts Present Latest Information at 2017 AAD Annual Meeting
March 03, 2017 07:00 ET | American Academy of Dermatology
ORLANDO, FL--(Marketwired - Mar 3, 2017) - The 2017 American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting will take place from March 3 to 7 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. The...
Quality Initiative Significantly Improves Outcomes for Children with Chronic Conditions
February 16, 2017 14:35 ET | The Joint Commission
OAK BROOK, IL--(Marketwired - Feb 16, 2017) - An estimated 20 percent of children in the United States suffer from a chronic condition or have a special health care need such as epilepsy, asthma or...
American Academy of Dermatology: Don't Let Hand Rashes Ruin Your Winter
February 14, 2017 14:18 ET | American Academy of Dermatology
SCHAUMBURG, IL--(Marketwired - Feb 14, 2017) - Hand rashes can be frustrating, especially when the cause of your rash is unknown. Was it a new brand of hand soap? Eczema? Or just really dry...
Hospital Decreases Cesarean Delivery Rate by 13 Percent Through Quality Improvement Initiative
January 27, 2017 12:30 ET | The Joint Commission
OAK BROOK, IL--(Marketwired - Jan 27, 2017) - Approximately one third of births in the United States are by cesarean delivery. Although most experts believe this rate is too high and results in...
American Academy of Dermatology: Itchy Skin? Dermatologists Share Tips for Relief
January 10, 2017 14:00 ET | American Academy of Dermatology
SCHAUMBURG, IL--(Marketwired - Jan 10, 2017) - Everyone gets an itch once in a while. Usually it only lasts for a short time and is often caused by annoyances like a mosquito bite or scratchy...
American Academy of Dermatology: How to Safely Exfoliate at Home
December 13, 2016 14:00 ET | American Academy of Dermatology
SCHAUMBURG, IL--(Marketwired - Dec 13, 2016) - Exfoliation is the process of removing dead skin cells from the outer layer of your skin. While some people believe that this improves the appearance...
Dermatologists Share Skin Care Tips for Men
November 08, 2016 14:00 ET | American Academy of Dermatology
SCHAUMBURG, IL--(Marketwired - Nov 8, 2016) - When it comes to skin care, men have traditionally kept it simple. However, experts say more men are now pursuing healthier, younger-looking...
Joint Commission Report Shows America's Hospitals Continue to Improve Patient Care
November 07, 2016 09:30 ET | The Joint Commission
OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL--(Marketwired - Nov 7, 2016) - America's hospitals continue to make strides towards improving patient safety and quality for common conditions for which people enter the...