Search results for "Patient Safety"

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New Joint Commission president envisions global quality improvements

Mark R. Chassin, MD. A: I've been working in safety and quality for more than 25 years. ... They were pretty much what The Joint Commission has laid out over the last several years—the National Patient Safety goals for the U.S.
January 2008

MDs and RNs speak different languages

Effective provider communication is important not only to help physicians and nurses get along, but also to ensure patient safety. ... Effective provider communication is important not only to help physicians and nurses get along, but also to ensure
July 2007

Unique aspect of internship involves learning to meet needs

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.
April 2013

So you want to be an academic hospitalist

to document the specific ways they contribute to improving the quality of patient care and patient safety. ... It can entail mostly patient work and a little bit of clinical teaching, or a lot of teaching and not as much patient care.
December 2009

Preventing physician suicide

If something happens to threaten that identity, such as a mistake or a patient dying, they could be at risk for depression or suicidal ideation.”. ... Besides potentially violating the Americans with Disabilities Act, questions not related to current
March 2018

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

Are your patients at risk?

Dr. Jones, I see that this patient's diagnosis is pneumonia. The protocol calls for blood cultures. ... The patient develops acute respiratory distress from a pneumothorax. The second cause of medical mistakes is haste.
August 2009

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 Benjamin
April 2007

Good catch!

ECRI Institute, a federally designated Patient Safety Organization, and director of PA-PSRS. ... Initially, more than 1, 500 residents in New York received patient safety training.
December 2011

Top Docs

Title: Director of quality and patient safety, division of hospital medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York City. ... We tend to focus too much on areas of conflict between departments but if we all concentrate on patient safety and
November 2014

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