John Ryan http://kuer.org en To Reduce Patient Falls, Hospitals Try Alarms, More Nurses http://kuer.org/post/reduce-patient-falls-hospitals-try-alarms-more-nurses A bad fall in the hospital can turn a short visit into a long stay.<p>Such falls featured in congressional discussions about patient safety, and in a <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2013/09/20/224507654/how-many-die-from-medical-mistakes-in-u-s-hospitals">new study</a> in the <em>Journal of Patient Safety </em>about medical errors. Wed, 16 Oct 2013 21:25:00 +0000 John Ryan 36869 at http://kuer.org To Reduce Patient Falls, Hospitals Try Alarms, More Nurses