New Report Looks at the Present and Future of Maternal Care

With maternal death rates at the highest among the world’s wealthiest nations, the U.S. is facing a maternal and infant health crisis. The maternal mortality rate doubled between 1999 and 2019, and according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, as many as 80% of pregnancy-related deaths are preventable.

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PSQH Quick Poll 2024: Taking the Pulse of Patient Safety

As part of PSQH’s celebration of Patient Safety Awareness Week, we decided to reach out to our readers with a few questions to find out the state of patient safety efforts in 2024. This PSQH Quick Poll is presented in partnership with Origami Risk, Avtec, and IAC. The survey had a total of 285 respondents.

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Securing healthcare: Communication tools provide critical connections during emergencies

By Avtec When a large hospital organization in the Southeast gathered doctors, nurses, first responders, state police and the National Guard to run mass casualty drills, things did not go as planned. The biggest issue: communication. The military helicopters used different radio systems from first responders and police and the hospital staff used pagers. After … Continued

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