Posts Tagged ‘Transparency’

Health IT Engages in the World of Health 2.0

Wednesday, June 23, 2010 17:44 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

Healthin30 begins to delve into the world of Health IT and we’ll bring you the latest innovations in health care technology.
In the world of Health 2.0 (“user-generated phenomenon”), co-founder Matthew Holt brilliantly captures the technological geniuses that have created and developed health technologies for providers and patients to help reduce […]

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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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