There is still time to register! Join your colleagues on October 19-20, 2023, at ABQAURP’s Annual Health Care Quality & Patient Safety Conference at the Sheraton Sand Key Resort in Clearwater Beach, Florida.
Health equity has become a top priority for healthcare providers nationwide. Last year, health equity was added as the Quintuple Aim for healthcare providers. In 2008, the Triple Aim for healthcare improvement was introduced, featuring improvement of population health, enhancement of the care experience, and reduction of costs. In 2014, the Quadruple Aim for healthcare improvement was created with the addition of workforce well-being as a fourth element to address healthcare worker burnout.
On episode 88 of PSQH: The Podcast, Nassim Bickham, VP of Care Transformation at TimelyCare, talks about the need for safe care environments for transgender and gender-nonconforming patients.
Antibiotic-resistance continues to be a challenge for the healthcare industry, as medical and public health professionals look for ways to combat it even as more multiple-drug resistant bacteria, viruses, and fungi emerge.
A new report released this week to President Biden issued four recommendations to improve patient safety, including the appointment of a federal patient safety coordinator and requiring annual public reporting of “never events.”
Among healthcare professionals, the hunger for the most current knowledge requires constant feeding. Medical knowledge is always evolving. The latest research will always inform a hospital’s best practices, regardless of the type of medicine being practiced. Research bears this out.
According to a study on the unintended consequences of national EHR adoption, poor interoperability can lead to medical errors, fragmentation of patient data, redundant testing, and an overall increase in costs.
Implicity, a developer of alert-based remote monitoring solutions, in collaboration with the Health Data Hub, looked at a database of over 68,000 patients linking real-world data from patients with cardiac-implantable electronic devices to remote monitoring methods and compared mortality rates, annual hospitalizations, and the cumulative duration of hospital stays.
On episode 86 of PSQH: The Podcast, Shea Overcash, Director of Clinical Quality at Javara, talks about how to properly maintain patient safety during clinical trials.
The Sentinel Event Alert, titled Preserving Patient Safety After a Cyberattack, lists a number of steps that health system leadership should take to ensure that patient care is safe. One of those most important recommendations is that leadership include all hospital staff in the process, not just IT staff.