Posts Tagged ‘Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center’

Heart Health and the Couch Potato: Sit at Your Own Risk

Thursday, August 12, 2010 15:22 No Comments

Guest Post Submitted by Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

We’ve all made the excuses…you can’t face the drive to the gym, you’re too tired at night, getting up in the morning is a chore or it’s too hot or cold outside. So you cozy up on the couch in front of the television. If you’re a […]

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Transparency is Critical for Safe Quality Patient Care

Thursday, October 1, 2009 10:55 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
Paul Levy, CEO of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) in Boston is determined to eliminate preventable harm to patients by increasing transparency.
Documented on the BIDMC’s website, a list of hospital wide measures including infections, hand hygiene and nursing care are highlighted.  Keeping track of central line infections, hand hygiene, […]

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