Search results for "Patient Safety"

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Spring planting for a new harvest

The secret of the care of the patient is in caring for the patient.” “Compassionomics” makes the evidence-based scientific argument regarding the positive “effects of compassion on patient outcomes, patient ... It will nourish the seeds of patient
March 2021

Reducing harm in health care

Dr. Schumann is a general internist. His blog, GlassHospital, seeks to bring transparency to medical practice and to improve the patient experience.
January 2022

Reaffirming the value of health information technology

federal HIT investment were still unmet. 1. This came on the heels of the Institute of Medicine report in late 2012 raising concerns about HIT safety. ... Health Affairs. 32: 63-68. 2. Health IT and Patient Safety: Building Safer Systems for Better Care.
January 2022

Is office colonoscopy ethical?

When these open access procedures are scheduled, we carefully screen patients on the phone to verify that bypassing an office visit does not pose any safety risks for the patient. ... However, according to current professional guidelines, the patient didn
January 2022

An alarming advance in computerized monitoring

The hospital is never a quiet place. Walk through the wards on a typical day, and you'll hear a cacophony of alarms, bells and other tones c...
January 2022

Where are the 'lollipop men' during handoffs?

In health care, the first time we often do something is "on the fly." Moreover, on-the-job training usually means checking the box by attending an annual patient safety lecture. ... Her education and research focus is on resident duty hours, patient
January 2022

QD: News Every Day--Methadone's mortality risks far outweigh its rate of prescribing

More than 30% of prescription painkiller deaths involve methadone, even though only 2% of painkiller prescriptions are for it, the governmen...
January 2022

Most common medication errors

Most common medication errors. It is the nightmare of every hospitalized patient and family. ... Another universally adopted process is clarifying the medication, dosing, and patient identity, just before administration.
January 2022

The Match sets medical students in search of themselves

His professional goals include care redesign and the promotion of patient safety across care settings.
January 2022

How to make medicine safer

The Keystone project is simple and made immediate, measurable improvements in patient care. ... If I were able to look up any patient of mine and see every test done, every medication prescribed, their care would be safer.
January 2022

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