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
She truly exemplifies what it means to be a patient safety champion,” said Vineet Chopra, MBBS, FACP, her mentor and division chief. ... The rounds cover patient safety events and why it's especially important to report near misses and close calls.
For patient outcomes, higher workload and longer length of stay were significantly more likely to be associated with a patient safety indicator event. ... However, they concluded that the workload of attending physicians may have an adverse effect on
Boston and president of the National Patient Safety Foundation, which commemorated Patient Safety Awareness Week this month (March 2-8). ... said Frank Federico, RPh, one of IHI's directors and patient safety experts.
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
Computerized provider order entry has a promising, yet unproven, future as a tool for improving overall patient care and safety. ... CPOE has a promising, yet unproven, future as a tool for improving overall patient care and safety.
Questions addressed patient safety, residents' familiarity with patients, and whether the intervention was worthwhile. ... The primary outcome was in-hospital mortality. Patient and event characteristics between the hours with the highest and lowest
The project leaders identified 41 patient safety strategies and conducted reviews of many of them. ... In addition, the March 5 issue includes Annals' first article in “graphic novel” format, which also deals with a patient safety issue—a missed
Q: Considering that only about 11% of calls were about safety issues, what kind of impact do you think this has on patient safety? ... benefit. Then again, maybe patient-activated rapid response teams generally do not impact patient safety.
T]hus, another way to state our results is that we were able to increase the daily volume of patients without any significant decreases in patient safety,” they wrote. ... Nevertheless, the results on patient safety were less than desired.”.