Tag Archives: Needs

More needs to be done to improve hospital work environments, study finds

Dive Brief: Failure to improve hospital work environments continues to put patients at risk, a new Health Affairs study finds. The researchers analyzed nurse and patient appraisals at 535 hospitals in four states between 2005 and 2016 to see whether their work environment had improved and the extent to which those changes affected patient safety. Just… Read More »

Viewpoints: FDA Needs To Impose Limits On E-Cigarettes; Time To Defang The NRA, Address Gun Safety

Editorial pages look at these public health topics and others. Bloomberg: The FDA Wakes Up To The Danger Of E-Cigarettes Like a parent who’s just caught the kids vaping in the backyard, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has been jolted into realizing that electronic cigarettes are a problem. The agency’s wake-up call came in… Read More »