Search results for "Patient Safety"

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New recommendations on insulin pump use

The statement's section on patient safety issues has also been updated. ... The statement also provides data on comparisons of different pumps, safety issues, and cost-effectiveness.
June 2014

Recent Research

The results of this comparison were published in the February Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety. ... The lack of reductions in adverse events across the board is “disappointing,” the authors wrote, though they added that the data
May 2014

CDC proposes 12 draft recommendations for prescribing opioids

Clinicians should only consider opioids if expected benefits for both pain and function are anticipated to outweigh risks to the patient. ... Clinicians should continue opioid therapy only if there is clinically meaningful improvement in pain and
December 2015

Following the focused practice pathway

By contrast, he found the focused practice exam to be “a fair representation of the inpatient practice of internal medicine, especially with there being a specific representation of quality, patient safety, ... The exam's focus on quality and safety
September 2016

Red flags help hospitalists spot human trafficking

Atkinson said. Victims often appear anxious, fearful, or hyperalert. Finally, and of importance, control indicators would include the patient being accompanied by a controlling person who might not allow the patient ... The patient might also be
November 2015

Pay now, profit later

I was focused on doing a good job with patient care and teaching but I wasn't adequately documenting my time. ... It's a full circle of understanding what drives the business decisions in academia and how you can influence that—through quality
April 2010

Finding new ways to teach procedures

Barsuk, MD, MS, professor of medicine and medical education and the director of simulation and patient safety. ... That may change, however, according to Jeffrey H. Barsuk, MD, MS, professor of medicine and medical education and the director of
August 2020

Rapid response systems are in place, but do they work?

A number of studies have suggested benefits in terms of patient safety and cost, but others have raised questions. ... Benefits beyond mortality reduction:. Demonstrates safety culture: “If my patient is in trouble I can get immediate help!”.
May 2011

Eliminating drug errors

Battles, PhD, senior service fellow for patient safety in the Center for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety at the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). ... Designate a patient safety officer. This person can address each hospital's
May 2007

July issue online and in the mail

mortality conferences are being updated to address patient safety issues and reduce preventable errors and another article in which quality improvement experts offer tips for launching projects big or small.
July 2018

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