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Black patients have worse safety outcomes than White patients at the same hospital, study finds

Dive Brief: Black patients are more likely to experience an adverse safety event than their White counterparts at the same hospital, according to new data from the Urban Institute. Researchers analyzed 11 patient safety indicators and found in six of those, Black adult patients experienced significantly worse patient safety outcomes than White patients of the… Read More »

OSHA issues long-delayed COVID-19 safety rules for healthcare workplaces

Dive Brief: The Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued an emergency temporary standard Thursday that healthcare employers specifically must abide by to better protect workers from the spread of COVID-19. The ETS requires hospitals, nursing homes and other sites of care to provide employees with paid time off to get vaccinated and to recover from… Read More »