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How hospitalists can avoid diagnostic errors

Q: What led you to focus on the issues of patient safety and diagnostic error? ... With support from the National Patient Safety Foundation and the VA, almost all hospitals now recognize PSAW.
March 2016

Getting rid of unnecessary alarms

The Joint Commission has made alleviating alarm fatigue a National Patient Safety Goal. ... When the din of alarms becomes the norm, ignoring them is an unfortunate side effect, one that may put patient care at risk.
February 2015

New rules for diagnosis

Dr. Schiff, who is also associate director at the Brigham and Women's Center for Patient Safety Research and Practice and quality safety director for the Harvard Medical School Center for ... Agarwal. One example of a diagnostic safety net is red flags
January 2019

Extensivists and near miss programs: Readers respond to December issue

Many of our hospitals have been recognized as promoting patient safety through this project and webinars have been conducted across the state to highlight safety programs affecting such potentially dangerous therapies ... We applaud the efforts of ACP to
February 2012

Post-hospital syndrome

I would urge them to add these kinds of considerations to the way they think about patient safety, the way they think about quality-of-care measures, the way they think ... A patient has triple the odds of cognitive impairment after severe sepsis,” Dr.
March 2013

VTE prophylaxis in colorectal surgery patients increases over time, but VTE rates remain unchanged, study finds

Thus, CMS’ inclusion of postoperative VTE rates as a Patient Safety Indicator “may ultimately prove to be detrimental to patient care.”.
June 2015

Whose documentation counts?

At a minimum, this requires speaking with and/or touching the patient while providing some sort of care. ... If the pressure ulcer is not coded properly, its significance as a comorbid condition may be lost for severity of illness classification, quality
November 2011

Letter from the Editor

worked and which haven't, and which solutions effectively balance costs and safety. ... Alarm fatigue is another perennial problem in hospitals, to the point that it has been named a National Patient Safety Goal by The Joint Commission, which is
February 2015

Teaming up to fight superbugs

How do you get them to think about resistance instead of just about their own patient?” said Neil O. ... agree. There's more opportunity for education between the consulting parties and patient safety has been enhanced by an emphasis on adjusting drug
January 2009

Brazil's first hospital medicine congress offers promise, challenges

hospitals. It's now easier for Brazilians to understand why hospitalist care means quality, improved patient safety, shorter stays and reduced costs.
August 2008

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