Rogers. “We should actively resist [this requirement] as it goes against a safety culture.”. ... Order sets can also improve patient safety. Hospitalists should build them, and then monitor them, to make sure they're being used appropriately and
Researchers developed a bedside model for mobile interdisciplinary care rounds (MICRO) that involved a defined structure, scripting, patient engagement, and a patient safety checklist. ... Clinicians' perceptions of the hospital's patient safety culture
The experts—who included subspecialty physicians, government representatives, quality experts and various other health care providers—spent two days identifying the major threats to patient safety that occur during handoffs or ... Prescribing ACE
This month's issue includes a cover story on rounding practices, features on pneumonia and patient safety, and conference coverage. ... We would love to hear how your hospital approaches rounds or encourages discussion about patient errors.
Meanwhile, The Joint Commission plans to make diagnostic-error reduction a patient safety priority. ... Castillo added. “It might be a National Patient Safety Goal, it might be a call for more research, or it might be performance measures.”.
An intern learns to balance patient needs with his own, following the guidance of senior residents and mentors. ... His professional goals include care redesign and the promotion of patient safety across care settings.
Other proposed changes to ACGME requirements mentioned in the letter focus on greater attention to patient safety and quality improvement and resident and faculty well-being. ... Residents will be expected to compare their patients' care to quality
R apid response systems have proliferated over the past decade since the Institute for Healthcare Improvement declared them a national patient safety goal. ... Threatened airway. Seizure. Uncontrolled pain. Source: Rapid Response Systems. AHRQ Patient
At OSF St. Joseph Medical Center, a 157-bed hospital in Bloomington, Ill., that person is Kathy Haig, RN, director of quality, patient safety officer and risk manager. ... patients for surgery, said Kathy Haig, RN, director of quality, patient safety
Maybe she solved a tricky throughput problem or led a safety initiative. ... skills, patient safety, improved workflow, leadership, community involvement, quality improvement, or other areas.