Articles in Patient Safety Monitor Journal - Volume 17 Issue 7
A new study projects more than 250,000 people die each year from medical errors, leaving patient safety experts calling for cultural changes to care
Two new ratings websites use risk adjustment models that offer a more complete picture of quality care
This year’s list of top patient safety concerns proves that health systems continue to battle health IT implementation issues, while also struggling with patient safety stalwarts like disinfection, medication errors, and even patient identification.
Brigham and Women's 'Fall TIPS' tool offers tailored approach to falls prevention
A study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) found that approximately 30% of antibiotic prescriptions written in the outpatient setting were inappropriate.