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Wait—don't throw that out!

One of the biggest sources of resistance to the idea of reprocessing SUDs is patient safety concerns, experts agreed. ... Next, move on to surgical and cardiovascular items;. Select a reprocessor you trust—one that puts patient safety first and
December 2008

Wiping out surgical site infections

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
August 2007

Guarding against CAUTI

We should be looking at this as a patient-focused safety issue related to device use,” he said. ... Saint. Many HAI interventions overlap and should be viewed together as a way to foster a culture of patient safety.
May 2015

Hospitalist fellowships offer clinical, research, or leadership training

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%
September 2015

Delays in ICU transfer increase mortality, LOS, but early warning score may help, study finds

To define a ward patient as critically ill, researchers used an eCART score of 60, which is at the 95% specificity cutoff for ICU transfer. ... Our findings have significant implications for patient safety on the wards and provide further evidence for
July 2016

Closing the loop on medication errors

Barcoding systems were designed to enhance patient safety by combining with electronic medication administration records to ensure the five rights of medication administration—the right patient, drug, dose, route, and time. ... Source: “Workarounds
November 2008

Lost in transition

Given the amount of emphasis we've placed on patient safety and medical safety in general over the last five years, the fact that this is still happening with this frequency ... Tjia. “Somebody has to actually look at all these forms before they let
September 2009

Documentation of medical necessity

Rapid technologic advances have changed both pathophysiologic understanding and expectations for a setting that provides effective care and sufficiently regards patient safety. ... As for coding, CMS regulations indicate that the patient is admitted when
January 2013

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

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

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