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Federal law enforcement and health agencies have issued a warning that a ransomware group with ties to Russia has encouraged its affiliates to target...

Surgical facilities across the country are gearing up to participate in Patient Safety Awareness Week from March 10-16....

A female nursing student found dead Feb. 22 in a wooded area of the University of Georgia campus in Athens hours after she failed to return from a run at a nearby...

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) reversed course and has approved total shoulder replacements and several other procedures to be reimbursed when...

Many ambulatory surgery centers are still using a single sink to reprocess endoscopes, but that could be a thing of the past in the next few years.

One need look no further than the emerging threat from Candida auris (C. auris), a fungus that is highly resistant to drugs designed to kill it, to realize the importance...

Ambulatory surgery centers, as well as the state and national associations that represent them, are busy this month celebrating the invaluable medical care...

Outpatient surgery is always in the news. At any point in time, a quick online search will reveal articles such as a new ASC construction project about to break...

An elbow, hand and wrist surgeon in a suburban Memphis orthopedic clinic was shot and killed by a patient in an exam room Tuesday, authorities say....

A new study especially worth reading this month, with June’s National Time Out Day, examines the root causes of wrong-site surgeries in orthopedic, neurosurgery...

The number of wrong surgeries reported to The Joint Commission continued to decline in 2022, with 85 events disclosed to the accrediting body....

What better way to make National Nurses Month matter than to focus on professional development, whether it’s taking action steps toward...

It’s National Nurses Month 2023, and the American Nurses Association (ANA) is in the midst of a monthlong recognition of the unparalleled impact...

The opening ceremony of the 2023 AORN Global Surgical Conference & Expo, the 70th in the organization’s history, was an electric event...

The four pillars of The Joint Commission’s (TJC) National Patient Safety Goals for ambulatory health care and office-based surgery for...

Healthcare workers were outraged last year over the criminalization of a medical error by critical-care nurse RaDonda Vaught, who was found guilty of two felonies, lost her RN license and sentenced to three years of probation...

Twenty-five people face criminal charges after doling out more than 7,600 bogus nursing diplomas from three now-closed Southern Florida schools in exchange for cash, according to federal prosecutors...

Amy Avila, RN, CCRN, CSC, has always loved to draw, but the student registered nurse anesthetist didn’t think to link her passion to her profession until she saw a Facebook post...

As America’s nearly 60,000 Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) get ready to celebrate their profession during National Nurse Anesthetist Week from Jan. 22-28, they plan to honor their past by providing stellar care in the future.

The American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) has asked Congress to intervene to stop impending Medicare reimbursement rates for physicians scheduled...

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