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Patient safety, resident sleep do not appear to differ with flexible vs. standard duty hours

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
March 2019

Speaking up for patient safety

Boston and president of the National Patient Safety Foundation, which commemorated Patient Safety Awareness Week this month (March 2-8). ... Who was the last patient harmed and what was learned? Another strategy is to focus some morbidity and mortality (M
March 2014

Attending physician workload may affect teaching effectiveness, patient safety

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
January 2016

Computerized provider order entry systems and patient safety

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.
August 2011

Duty hours may have no effect on patient safety, resident well-being, care continuity

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,
February 2015

Regionalized care teams may not lead to improvements in patient safety, study finds

Researchers also administered surveys to 361 unique nurse and intern pairs to examine concordance regarding the discussion of patient care plans, as well as other aspects of care. ... we were able to increase the daily volume of patients without any
March 2016

The next patient safety target: misdiagnosis

Meanwhile, The Joint Commission plans to make diagnostic-error reduction a patient safety priority.“ We know that there's a need,” said Daniel J. ... Castillo added.“ It might be a National Patient Safety Goal, it might be a call for more research,
December 2013

ACP, New York chapter to collaborate to improve patient safety

York State.“ Our goal is to change the culture of health care into one that learns from mistakes and shares best practices in patient safety,” Dr. ... It will link registry reports of near misses to educational resources that will help clinical teams
June 2012

CME credits available in patient safety supplement

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
March 2013

In the News

Regionalized care teams and patient safety, guidelines for enteral nutrition in the critically ill. ... T]hus, another way to state our results is that we were able to increase the daily volume of patients without any significant decreases in patient
May 2016

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