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.”.
The project leaders identified 41 patient safety strategies and conducted reviews of many of them. ... In addition, the March 5 issue includes Annals' first article in “graphic novel” format, which also deals with a patient safety issue—a missed
Q: What's next for your program—customized alerts for other patient groups, other geriatrics interventions?
For patient outcomes, higher workload and longer length of stay were significantly more likely to be associated with a patient safety indicator event. ... However, they concluded that the workload of attending physicians may have an adverse effect on
Questions addressed patient safety, residents' familiarity with patients, and whether the intervention was worthwhile. ... Lastly, our study does not look at patient outcomes; thus, there is no way to measure what impact, if any, warm handoffs may have
Computerized provider order entry has a promising, yet unproven, future as a tool for improving overall patient care and safety. ... CPOE has a promising, yet unproven, future as a tool for improving overall patient care and safety.
The iCOMPARE (Individualized Comparative Effectiveness of Models Optimizing Patient Safety and Resident Education) trial assessed patient safety and resident sleep and alertness at 63 U.S. ... A study reporting the effects on patient safety and a study
Boston and president of the National Patient Safety Foundation, which commemorated Patient Safety Awareness Week this month (March 2-8). ... said Frank Federico, RPh, one of IHI's directors and patient safety experts.
A randomized trial did not find a patient safety benefit from shorter duty schedules, a study found. ... Researchers studied how 12-, 16-, and 24-hour shifts among residents in the intensive care unit (ICU) affected patient safety, resident well-being,
One of the biggest sources of resistance to the idea of reprocessing SUDs is patient safety concerns, experts agreed. ... Next, move on to surgical and cardiovascular items;. Select a reprocessor you trust—one that puts patient safety first and