Articles in Patient Safety Monitor Journal - Volume 17 Issue 4
For nearly two decades, communication failures have been frequently attributed to harmful events in healthcare. Judging by a new report looking at malpractice claims, those problems aren't getting any better.
The practice of concurrent surgeries has become a top concern for hospitals across the country following a Boston Globe investigation into the practices of a reputable Massachusetts hospital.
Using a new evidence review model, AORN highlights key safety concerns, while one expert calls for more emphasis on human error
The Joint Commission proposed a new National Patient Safety Goal (NPSG) on the appropriate use of computed tomography (CT) imaging of the head and chest for pediatric patients.