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Residents report that ‘warm handoffs' enhance patient safety

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
August 2017

Patient safety vs. physician frustration: Finding a balance for medication alerts

Q: What's next for your program—customized alerts for other patient groups, other geriatrics interventions?
November 2010

ACP, New York chapter to collaborate to improve patient safety

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 strengthen
June 2012

The next patient safety target: misdiagnosis

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.”.
December 2013

In the News

Patient safety incidents in U.S. hospitals have shown some improvement but remain a common and costly problem, an annual study reports. ... Hospital boards and CEOs can help improve patient safety efforts by publicly demonstrating “inspiring and
June 2008

Duty hours, infective endocarditis

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
August 2019

Top Docs

ACP Hospitalist's editorial board members then reviewed the nominations and selected the Top Hospitalists, who have truly distinguished themselves in areas including patient safety, community involvement, clinical skills, quality improvement,
November 2012

Measuring hospitalist workload

Most hospitals do distribute workload using formulas based on average daily census, but there are no conclusive data establishing a threshold beyond which patient safety may be at risk, experts said. ... Hospitalists who responded to the JAMA survey made
October 2013

Suggest a colleague as a Top Hospitalist

We're looking for hospitalists who made notable contributions to the field in 2011, whether through exceptional clinical skills, improved work flow, patient safety, cost savings, leadership, mentorship or quality improvement.
June 2011

Resisting ransomware

is a big threat to patient safety. ... to that crown jewel of your organization, which is the patient data,” he said.
October 2016

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