PatientCareLink

The mission of PatientCareLink is to deliver transparent quality and safety information from hospitals and home care agencies to patients and other healthcare stakeholders.
Berkshire Medical Center on Friday received a strike notice from its nursing union, which set Tuesday, October 3 as the date for its one-day walkout.
MHA, in partnership with the Organization of Nurse Leaders, Home Care Alliance of Massachusetts, and Hospital Association of Rhode Island have launched a newly re-designed and expanded PatientCareLink website.
MHA and ONL have publicly posted the latest available selected nursing-sensitive care measures, most of which are endorsed by the National Quality Forum (NQF), for 74 Bay State hospitals. Reported measures include pressure ulcer prevalence, patient f
Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital–Needham began an organization-wide effort to enhance its commitment to patient safety.
MHA hosted an educational webinar Wednesday for the new Pain Stewardship Program (PSP) it announced with Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals.
Kate E. Walsh, president & CEO of Boston Medical Center, is the 77th Chair of the Massachusetts Health and Hospital Association Board of Trustees. She succeeds Keith Hovan, president & CEO of Southcoast Health in New Bedford.
Stephen J. Hegarty Memorial Lecture, Will Lautzenheiser, a quadruple amputee who lost his limbs following an aggressive and sudden case of streptococcus infection in 2011 that led to necrotizing fasciitis, delivered the Stephen J. Hegarty.
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The PatientCareLink website has publicly posted the latest available nursing-sensitive care measures endorsed by the National Quality Forum (NQF) for 78 Bay State hospitals.
At the end of December, DPH issued recommended information for providers to use in developing materials for end-of-life care planning with patients.
The PatientCareLink (PCL) website, which allows the public to see how each nursing unit in nearly every Massachusetts hospital is staffed, has been updated with the latest actual staffing reports for FY2014.

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