As the nation grapples with the 2019 novel coronavirus, clinicians and others in facilities have discussed whether to implement blanket “Do Not Resuscitate” (DNR) orders for COVID-19 patients, according to news reports.
Nurses are essential members of the healthcare team, and are charged with delivering patient care in an increasingly complex environment. How do we harness their expertise, insights, and compassion to drive improved patient outcomes?
Nearly 20 years after the publication of the Institute of Medicine’s report To Err Is Human, healthcare providers look to methodologies used in other high-reliability organizations for transferrable strategies to reduce error in clinical care processes
In July 2019, the accreditation agency released Quick Safety Issue 50: Developing Resilience to Combat Nurse Burnout, published to help healthcare facilities with the process of personal protection from burnout for nurses and other frontline staff.