patient care

February 20, 2019

On Dec. 26, 2018, UW Medicine became aware of a vulnerability on a website server that made protected internal files available and visible by search on the internet on Dec. 4, 2018.

June 28, 2018

Among people with advanced kidney disease, interactions with providers and with the health system can often take a large emotional toll.

January 4, 2018

Every year, medical errors cause an estimated 250,000 inpatient deaths in the United States, and communications failures during patient handoffs are a root cause for one-third of them, say medical governing bodies such as the Joint Commission.

A panel of experts from the United States and Canada has updated 20-year-old guidelines and recommendations for evaluating cost-effectiveness in health and medicine – guidelines used around the world to make healthcare decisions.

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