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The checklist and future culture of medicine

Set up a clean work area by covering the patient with a sterile drape and donning a gown, cap, mask and sterile gloves;. ... 3. Insert the catheter in a place other than the patient's groin, if possible;.
November 2021

IMGs face uncertainty amid politics, rhetoric

That holdup posed both an educational and a patient safety problem, said Dr. ... Citizenship and Immigration Services, alerting them that the holdup could put patient care at risk.
January 2019

Disclosing medical errors the right way

And the institution should build systematic patient safety analysis and improvement into its risk management plan, he said. ... If a clinician or a patient wants help or fears negligence has occurred in a claim, she or he can file with the state's
June 2014

Millennials, the same doctors in a changed environment

Dr. Jain and colleague Kiran Kakarala, MD, called this breakdown of responsibility the “cross-cover mindset” in a 2012 article in the Journal of Patient Safety. ... Dr. Jain said that the medical profession has always, by choice, been one of
October 2016

Electronic health records don't cut costs

Communication and patient safety are improved. Some are built to allow the patient access to their test results and to even make on-line appointments with their doctors. ... Technology can improve the practice of medicine. We are too fragmented and
November 2021

QD: News Every Day--Alarm fatigue tops list of 10 most dangerous hospital hazards

system, according to ECRI Institute, a nonprofit organization focusing on patient-safety and cost-effectiveness in health care. ... And properly setting alarms is complex to begin with, so ECRI offers best practices to reduce alarm fatigue while
November 2021

Pills. Lotsa, lotsa pills.

I riffed about this previously, and the harm it caused a patient of mine. ... Dr. Schumann is a general internist. His blog, GlassHospital, seeks to bring transparency to medical practice and to improve the patient experience.
November 2021

Toilet lids for infection prevention

I wonder why there were no stethoscope wipes available outside of every patient room. ... Lack of toilet lids in hospitals is a patient safety issue and there should be no excuse for not having and using them.
November 2021

Minute clinics threaten doctors: Who wins?

Of course, they argue from a patient-safety standpoint, but there are powerful parochial issues worrying physicians. ... From a patient's point of view, this experience sure beats an emergency room adventure.
November 2021

Lowering cancer care costs by reducing tests after treatment

Her views on medicine are informed by her past experiences in caring for patients, as a researcher in cancer immunology and as a patient who's had breast cancer.
November 2021

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