UCSF's 1-year academic fellowship allows time for fellows to work on quality improvement and patient safety projects and gain skills in research, leadership, and teaching, with a lot of ... The curriculum will involve 50% clinical training and 50%
At OSF St. Joseph Medical Center, a 157-bed hospital in Bloomington, Ill., that person is Kathy Haig, RN, director of quality, patient safety officer and risk manager. ... patients for surgery, said Kathy Haig, RN, director of quality, patient safety
For example, there's patient safety, quality improvement, palliative care. … This is the section where we call on most hospitalists to participate in these multidisciplinary teams and hopefully evolve as leaders ... of patient safety issues, as well as
the American Public Health Association, the National Business Group on Health, the Infectious Diseases Society of America, the National Patient Safety Foundation, and others. ... It's a patient safety issue. That has to be said time and time again.”.
This month's issue includes a cover story on rounding practices, features on pneumonia and patient safety, and conference coverage. ... We would love to hear how your hospital approaches rounds or encourages discussion about patient errors.
If that doesn't get better in 24 hours, that patient is at high risk.”. ... Kiely, MD, medical director of quality and patient safety who headed up the hospitalist service there during deployment of its rapid response system.
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.
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
Alarm fatigue” is a safety issue. According to an April 3, 2010 Boston Globe article, a patient died at Massachusetts General Hospital when staff neglected to notice cardiac monitor alarms indicating ... In Pennsylvania, there were 277 reports of
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.