Virginia Mason Medical Center has received another "A" for patient safety in the national Hospital Safety Score program administered by The Leapfrog Group, a nonprofit hospital safety watchdog.
/PRNewswire/ -- Virginia Mason Institute, a leading lean education resource for health care organizations, just released a new improvement story that outlines how a pharmaceutical error had a profound effect on a patient, leaders and staff -- and eventually the processes.
Virginia Mason Medical Center has received the Healthgrades Outstanding Patient Experience Award for the fourth consecutive year and is the only hospital in Seattle and the Puget Sound area to reach this milestone.
Northwest side: Police said Ortiz was working at Brudder’s Bar & Grill at 3600 N. Pulaski Road when someone outside fired shots around 11:45 p.m. Saturday. He was taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he was pronounced dead at 5:39 p.m. the next day, police said. Oak Lawn? From Irving and Pulaski? No wonder he died.
Dr. Gary Kaplan is the CEO of Seattle’s Virginia Mason Medical Center, considered one of the world leaders in the adoption of Lean healthcare principles. He wrote the foreword for my book The Executive Guide to Healthcare Kaizen. He co-authored a recent editorial in the BMJ Quality & Safety journal: “Lean and the perfect patient experience” It serves […]
A man shot in a confrontation with a concealed-carry owner in Lakeview last week has died, according to authorities. Lazane Clark, 55, was pronounced dead at 6:40 p.m. Wednesday at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, after being shot about 11 a.m. Dec. 5 in the 800 block of West Oakdale Avenue,...
Virginia Mason Medical Center has received the Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence(tm) for the sixth consecutive year from Healthgrades, a leading online resource for information about physicians and hospitals in the United States.
For the 10th consecutive year, The Leapfrog Group today named Virginia Mason Medical Center one of the Top Hospitals in the United States.
Virginia Mason Medical Center is using a $25,000 grant from the Cardinal Health Foundation to support a pilot program designed to reduce hospital readmissions among patients diagnosed with heart failure.
Thanks to Loyola's care, Mason Patterson plans to join an estimated 2,500 people in the 4th Annual Health, Hope & Heroes 5K Run/Walk at 9 am on Sunday, June 14, on the campuses of Loyola University Medical Center and Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital located at 2160 S. First Ave., in Maywood, Ill. Race proceeds will support Loyola's pediatric healthcare programs.
A man has died after he was shot on Lake Shore Drive in Uptown early Thursday morning. Boshaun Jackson, 27, of the 4400 block of North Clifton Avenue, was pronounced dead at 7:34 a.m. Thursday at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center,...Show More Summary
SEATTLE - (April 2, 2015) - Virginia Mason Health System has posted on its website the estimated prices for its 100 most common outpatient surgical procedures.
A few years ago Christopher Mason, a geneticist at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City, dropped his eight-month-old daughter off at daycare and watched as she put a plastic toy giraffe in her mouth. Then he watched that giraffe go into another kid’s mouth. Show More Summary
Why would anyone want to intentionally lick subway poles? That’s a good question, and one that Dr. Chris Mason of Weill Cornel Medical College won’t probably answer in a new study about to come out. But he says it’s probably safe to do it, if you absolutely must. Show More Summary
Red alert! Melissa Archer, the flame-haired fan fave from One Life to Live, will hit NBC's Days of Our Lives Dec. 5 as Serena Mason, a globe-hopping medical journalist who had a romance with Eric Brady (Greg Vaughan) several years ago in Africa. Show More Summary
A "therapy car" developed at Virginia Mason Hospital & Seattle Medical Center is being used by its physical and occupational therapists to help patients recovering from hip and knee replacement surgery simulate getting in and out of a real vehicle without falling or injuring themselves.
The August edition of The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety features an article about Virginia Mason's success at using a manufacturing principle of lean to improve medication administration and patient safety.
Last week, NFL Network's Ian Rapoport announced former Auburn University running back Tre Mason attended the NFL Scouting Combine medical recheck due to a lingering wrist injury. Specifically, Mason will reportedly need to undergo surgery...Show More Summary
According to NFL.com's Ian Rapoport, Auburn RB Tre Mason needs wrist srugery. #Auburn RB Tre Mason a surprise visitor to Combine medical rechecks, per source. Needs wrist surgery post-draft, should be back by preseason — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) April 25, 2014 But according to Mason, he needs nothing. Show More Summary
Tre Mason will miss OTAs to recover from wrist surgery, according to reports. Mason disagrees. Several NFL Draft prospects were sent to Friday's Combine recheck to have ailments re-examined by doctors. None of the attendees were particular surprising, except for Auburn running back Tre Mason. Show More Summary