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Speaking up for patient safety | ACP Hospitalist

Hospitalists can help create a blame-free atmosphere of openness when it comes to discussing errors in patient care.

CME credits available in patient safety supplement | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist

A supplement to the March 5 Annals of Internal Medicine, which offers 11 CME credits, focuses on a recent Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality–funded project, “Making Health Care Safer II: An Updated Critical Analysis of the Evidence for

Debates in sepsis | ACP Hospitalist

Experts disagree about use of antibiotics, IV fluids, and quality measures.

ACP, New York chapter to collaborate to improve patient safety | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist

ACP announced collaboration this month with the New York ACP chapter to extend New York's medical Near Miss Registry into a national patient safety reporting and professional educational program.

Computerized provider order entry systems and patient safety | ACP Hospitalist

Computerized provider order entry has a promising, yet unproven, future as a tool for improving overall patient care and safety.

Residents report that ‘warm handoffs' enhance patient safety | ACP Hospitalist Weekly | ACP Hospitalist

One residency program implemented a protocol in which the incoming and outgoing residents met at the end of a ward rotation to sign out and jointly round on sicker patients using a bedside-rounding checklist.

See, and then stop, elderly abuse | ACP Hospitalist

Hospitalization presents prime opportunity to intervene in abuse of elderly patients.

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

“Rather than rushing to get patients home, hospital clinicians should pay attention to discharge planning for this vulnerable group,” the study authors wrote.

The next patient safety target: misdiagnosis | ACP Hospitalist

Learn steps hospitalists can take to reduce error in their own practices and within their hospitals.

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

A randomized trial did not find a patient safety benefit from shorter duty schedules, a study found.

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