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Review evaluates evidence for wipes, UV, and other hospital cleaning methods

also highlighted a limited focus on patient-centered outcomes, such as patient infection or colonization. ... for the patient safety aspect of their work.”.
August 2015

A new kind of stewardship

As we all know, inpatient clinical statuses can change regularly, and a patient might need multiple interventions (e.g. ... start. Partnerships with local experts, complete medication reconciliation upon hospital admission, and awareness of available
January 2020

Letter from the Editor

Leaders in quality improvement and patient safety, community and academic hospitalists, teachers and mentors—all are represented, and more. ... Often these disputes center around unwillingness by family members to withhold or withdraw treatment when a
November 2010

A different kind of bundle

For hand hygiene, it was first that people should wash their hands, before and after patient contact. ... We created storyboards to be used in different programs on patient safety and infection prevention,” Ms.
August 2013

Conserving blood: How hospitals are reducing blood transfusion rates

Doehner said. Although they have not tracked cost savings from the program—enhanced patient safety is their focus, she said—Methodist likely is saving money because a unit of blood costs ... You don't want to set up the patient to become even more
October 2008

Improving patient satisfaction scores

Setting expectations leads to fewer surprises for the patient and physician, he added. ... study's lead author and a researcher in the Center of Patient Safety Research & Practice at Brigham and Women's Hospital.
May 2013

How to launch a bedside procedure service

Lenchus, but also patient safety, education of trainees, prevention of admissions, and even profit. ... Soni advised. Procedure training should involve simulation and direct supervision, and programs should further ensure patient safety by use of
June 2015

Are your patients at risk?

Dr. Jones, I see that this patient's diagnosis is pneumonia. The protocol calls for blood cultures. ... The patient develops acute respiratory distress from a pneumothorax. The second cause of medical mistakes is haste.
August 2009

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

Beyond the M&M

Journal on Quality and Patient Safety. ... Burnout can also be a factor, note the authors of an article about Mayo Clinic's Mortality Review System, published in the March 2014 Journal of Patient Safety.
September 2016

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