Articles in Patient Safety Monitor Journal - Volume 17 Issue 8
As hospitals prepare for more rigorous Joint Commission standard, Mayo Clinic shows how regimented approach can reduce rates by as much as 70%
Think fast: Does your hospital have a "never events" policy? Does it include apologizing to the patients that were harmed and waiving their costs? Does it include a risk assessment?
In May, the University of North Texas (UNT) Health and Science Center announced a new collaborative aimed at improving patient care throughout the state and reducing medical errors across the continuum of care.
A new proposed requirement released by CMS in June would require all hospitals to implement an antibiotic stewardship program to participate in federal programs such as Medicare.