Ever since the Harvey Weinstein scandal broke in 2017, there’s been new (and well-deserved) attention placed on sexual harassment, and healthcare organizations are no exception. The industry is rife with examples.
Editor’s note: This Q&A was taken from the January ASHE webinar, “Active Shooter - Best Practices for the Worst Case,” with speakers Kevin M. Tuohey, executive director for research compliance at Boston University & Boston Medical Center; Constance Packard,...
As SMS technology has developed, providers have taken to texting patient health information (PHI). They send pictures of X-rays and rashes. They ask opinions and advice on patient cases. They message the on-call physicians that they are needed, ASAP.
Check your inventory of the duodenoscopes in your hospital as well as any off-campus clinics or ambulatory care centers, now that the FDA has issued yet another urgent infection control recall for the medical instruments that are notoriously difficult to clean.