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Identifying drug-drug interactions

lab. They focused on this combination because lansoprazole is such a commonly prescribed drug and an interaction could have a profound impact on patient safety, as well as because the effects ... Many in the drug safety community believe that CPOE
March 2017

ACGME approves final duty hour and supervision standards

Implementing them will require small changes in some programs and large changes in others, all with the goals of ensuring patient safety, that the next generations of physicians are well-trained ... The standards are based on recommendations made by the
October 2010

Physician burnout linked to major errors

Perceived errors were more common among physicians with poorer work unit safety grades, a measure of the patient safety practices of their primary work area. ... A: A multipronged approach will be needed. Of course, improving patient safety practices
October 2018

Hospital-acquired anemia associated with increased mortality, study finds

Hospitals must continue to focus on improving patient safety and raising awareness of HAA and other modifiable hospital-acquired conditions,” they wrote.
October 2013

Hospital medicine precourse: From admission to discharge

Later, a nurse walks into Mr. Xavier's room to find him on the floor tangled in a web of IV lines; this triggers a talk on patient safety. ... Patient satisfaction, a review of literature, and effective discharge are covered, as well.
February 2011

Coding Corner

Q: Should I bill according to the time it takes me to see a patient? ... The Conditions of Participation for hospitals repeatedly stress that verbal orders should be a rare occurrence in the hospital setting because of the potential patient safety issues
February 2008

Recent Research

The results of this comparison were published in the February Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety. ... The lack of reductions in adverse events across the board is “disappointing,” the authors wrote, though they added that the data
May 2014

December issue online and in the mail

The latest issue of ACP Hospitalist is now available. This month's main story focuses on the tricky balance of resident autonomy and supervision, considering the competing priorities of patient safety,
December 2018

‘Warm handoffs,’ rapid response calls

Questions addressed patient safety, residents' familiarity with patients, and whether the intervention was worthwhile. ... The primary outcome was in-hospital mortality. Patient and event characteristics between the hours with the highest and lowest
November 2017

New report highlights care delivery differences at top hospitals

It examines variations in the use of medical resources to treat patients at the end of life, as well as quality-of-care metrics about processes of care, patient experience and ... patient safety.
November 2012

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