In February, the EPA published a long-awaited final rule on the management of hazardous waste pharmaceuticals that creates...
Known in the industry as e-consultations, the telemedicine platforms help connect PCPs with specialists to help improve care management and care coordination for patients.
For years, infection control experts have warned that improper donning and doffing of personal protective equipment (PPE) when dealing with patients who have highly contagious illnesses can lead to trouble.
On September 26, OSHA added two new protocols for ensuring employees’ respirators fit properly.
Carefully review whether you want to allow security officers to carry conducted-electrical weapons (CEW) such as Taser® devices on your facility grounds.
As of January 1, 2020, CMS has eliminated the direct supervision requirement.
It’s October, so it’s about time to dust off the Scrooge costume for Halloween.
Only 20% of hospital executives said their organization is a “safety innovator,” meaning it has the resources committed to provide state-of-the-art patient safety management.
Get ready, folks: BBI is back!
As of January 1, CMS eliminated the paper version of the form to report patient deaths associated with restraint or seclusion. Form CMS-10455 must now be filed through an electronic version.