Articles in Patient Safety Monitor Journal - Volume 20 Issue 8
Reported cases of Lyme disease have tripled since the late 1990s as the tick population has swelled
The organization says that these barriers, which were put into place in response to the opioid crisis, have hurt many patients receiving medication-assisted treatment (MAT).
A new Quick Safety advisory from The Joint Commission (TJC) tells providers to do a better job sterilizing medical devices that touch patients’ eyes.
At North Shore Medical Center, antibiotic stewardship was the most effective intervention in reducing C. diff infections
In the 2018–2019 season there were up to 43 million cases of the flu, resulting in about 20 million medical clinic visits, 647,000 hospitalizations, and 61,200 deaths.
The last thing that should be on the mind of a woman going into labor is whether her weekend, holiday, or nighttime delivery is putting her and her baby at a greater risk of negative health outcomes.