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Eliminating drug errors

Designate a patient safety officer. This person can address each hospital's unique issues while promoting training and implementing proven methods, said Peter A. ... Battles, PhD, senior service fellow for patient safety in the Center for Quality
May 2007

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


A study found that large, teaching, and safety-net hospitals were more likely to be penalized by Medicare for their rates of hospital-acquired conditions, suggesting that the penalty program could ... The authors also called for additional research to
July 2019

10th Annual Top Hospitalists issue

in areas of hospitalist practice such as patient care, quality improvement, and medical education. ... At the VA, Dr. Merchant is the site director for the internal medicine clerkship, chair of the patient safety committee, lead mentor for the quality
November 2017

Watching residents

believe that having an attending around more and more will improve patient safety,” she said. ... However, patient safety is a longer-term issue than the duration of a study, Dr.
December 2018

Extensivists and near miss programs: Readers respond to December issue

Many of our hospitals have been recognized as promoting patient safety through this project and webinars have been conducted across the state to highlight safety programs affecting such potentially dangerous therapies ... We applaud the efforts of ACP to
February 2012

Top Docs

Some have distinguished themselves by helping younger physicians get ahead, while others are making great strides in patient safety and care transitions. ... The contest is one of the ways that Dr. George combines her interest in quality improvement and
November 2010

One-fifth of clinicians are unaware of patients' central venous catheters

academic medical centers. Clinicians included interns, residents, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and attending physicians who had provided care to a patient for at least 24 hours. ... Given recent evidence of problems associated with the use
October 2014

Treating chest pain in 90 minutes or less

The IHI's AMI goal is now part of 12 patient safety interventions in its 5 Million Lives Campaign, which was announced in December 2006. ... Griffin advised. Inform your patients. Let them know you've activated a chest pain protocol team, advised
April 2007

Patients discharged during holiday season had less timely follow-up and higher risk of death or readmission

They posited several potential reasons why the holidays could lead to decreased follow-up, such as reduced access to outpatient care, patient postponement, and reduced hospital-based coordination of follow-up ... optimal patient education, drug review,
December 2018

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