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ACP honors outstanding chapter activities with John Tooker Evergreen Awards

Texas for Texas Medical Home Initiative. The Texas Medical Home Initiative emphasizes four key components: expanding patient access and engagement, improving chronic condition population management through use of patient registries, providing
June 2012

Patient safety, Swiss cheese and the Secret Service

Patient safety, Swiss cheese and the Secret Service. I was listening to the news on my way to work last week, and heard a story about the review conducted after the ... The explanation also sounded familiar. It is a perfect example of the “Swiss
May 2022

Improving in-hospital handoffs | Internal Medicine Meeting 2019 News | ACP Internist

Any physicians who hand off patients may want to consider how well their messages are being understood, especially because patient safety is at stake. ... And in the hospital, any physicians who hand off patients may want to consider how well their
April 2019

Bigger is more dangerous?

Titled ”The Risks to Patient Safety from Health System Expansions,” it includes new threats to patient safety and suggests potential strategies for mitigating them, summarized in the table “System Expansion Risks ... to Patient Safety.”.
May 2022

On not being a hero

Naturally, the backlash against the hero came to medicine. We practitioners are most familiar with the theories of patient safety, which were born in the 1950s and 60s (from a long ... But the leveled-out hierarchy of patient safety doesn't actually exist
May 2022

The new health care epidemiologist

Infection prevention was the first quality improvement (QI) program ever to emerge and remains better developed than QI and patient safety. ... 2. To broaden the skillset of the healthcare epidemiologist, SHEA needs to sponsor education on leadership,
May 2022

Medical error--the third leading cause of death, or not nearly so simple?

What is this article actually about? The new article refers to research done over the last 2 decades, and most recently an article by NASA toxicologist and patient safety advocate John ... Patient safety is very, very important! I am glad that this
May 2022

It's my opinion that this treatment won't kill you directly, so …

will become an increasingly important patient safety issue. ... the patient's very real suffering, and to educate in order to protect patients from unproven therapy that will place them at risk for serious infection and death. .
May 2022

Mandated flu vaccines may be ‘new norm’ in health care

the American Public Health Association, the National Business Group on Health, the Infectious Diseases Society of America, the National Patient Safety Foundation, and others. ... It's a patient safety issue. That has to be said time and time again.”.
October 2015

ACP announces winners of National Abstract Competitions | Internal Medicine Meeting 2019 News | ACP Internist

patient safety, high-value care, and clinical vignette.
April 2019

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