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In the News

Patient safety incidents in U.S. hospitals have shown some improvement but remain a common and costly problem, an annual study reports. ... Hospital boards and CEOs can help improve patient safety efforts by publicly demonstrating “inspiring and
June 2008

Top Docs

innovation, clinical skills, patient safety, research, community involvement, improved work flow, teamwork, leadership or quality improvement. ... Fletcher, who is now examining the issue of patient safety from another angle: discontinuity of care.
November 2011

July issue online and in the mail

mortality conferences are being updated to address patient safety issues and reduce preventable errors and another article in which quality improvement experts offer tips for launching projects big or small.
July 2018

Patient safety

Only two studies compared the addition of sitters to usual care, and although they showed fewer falls with sitters overall, both took place in hospitals with much higher fall rates than are typical in U.S. facilities.
February 2020

Resisting ransomware

is a big threat to patient safety. ... to that crown jewel of your organization, which is the patient data,” he said.
October 2016

Improving Indian Health Service hospitals

Such revelations spurred IHS in 2016 to craft a quality framework that aspires to ensure patient safety, boost organizational capacity, and meet and maintain accreditation standards, the agency stated in a ... IHS also has pledged to expand existing
April 2017

Contesting contact precautions

Fewer visits could lead to a variety of negative effects: “More decubitus ulcers, more electrolyte disturbances, more falls—there are clearly patient safety issues. ... Patient factors alone may be enough to justify precautions in some cases,
April 2014

Mandatory flu vaccines work but can raise issues for workers

the American Public Health Association, the National Business Group on Health, the Infectious Diseases Society of America, the National Patient Safety Foundation, and others. ... It's a patient safety issue. That has to be said time and time again.”.
October 2015

Hospital medicine around the world

Barcellos tried to create a patient safety course for the third-year hospital medicine residents he teaches, for example, his effort was stifled. ... Roa said. “Our plan for the future is to help these hospitals organize their hospitalist services—to
July 2009

Wiping out surgical site infections

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
August 2007

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