Could Medical Device Security Depend Upon Clinicians?

Highlights:

  • AI: Augmented Intelligence or Electric Sheep?
  • Industry Focus—Infection Control: Examine Your Dialysis Space to Ensure Room to Separate Infectious Patients
  • Safety Enhancements Every Hospital Must Consider in Wake of Another Tragic Neuromuscular Blocker Event
  • PSQH Industry Outlook Survey: Identifying Areas of Strength and Weakness
  • Industry Focus—Culture of Safety: Just Culture: It's Much More Than an Algorithm
  • Lessons Learned From a Death Outside a Hospital's Doorstep
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Returning the Primary Care Physician to the Heart of Patient Care

Highlights:

  • Believing is Seeing
  • Fluoroscopy-Associated Skin Reactions: Lessons From the VHA Root Cause Analysis Database
  • Mix-Ups Between Epidural Analgesia and IV Antibiotics in L&D Units Continue to Cause Harm
  • Hospital-Owned Drug Company Aims for Transparent, Flat Pricing for Critical Generic Drugs
  • PSQH Innovation Awards Winner: Thibodaux Regional Medical Center Transforms Orthopedic Care Processes
  • Study: More Than Half of Hospital Infections Could Be Prevented With Proper Protocols
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Who Is the Patient Advocate?

Highlights:

  • A Health IT Soothsayer
  • Report Finds Radiologists to Blame for Missed Diagnoses
  • Could Legally Mandated Racial Bias Training Reduce Maternal Mortality Rates for Black Women?
  • Guided Reflection: A Strategy to Reduce Patient Falls and Fall-Related Injuries
  • Call to Action: Long-Standing Strategies to Prevent Accidental Daily Methotrexate Dosing Must Be Implemented
  • A Novel Approach to Hospital Efficiency
  • The Devastating Effects of Silence
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Are Second Victims Getting the Help They Need?

Highlights:

  • Analytics: Act Like an EIS Officer
  • Are Second Victims Getting the Help They Need?
  • ISMP Survey Shows Provider Text Messaging Often Runs Afoul of Patient Safety
  • Memorial Healthcare Rolls Out New Protocol to Eliminate Wrong-Site Nerve Blocks
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Expanding a Telehealth Program to Serve More Patients

Highlights:

  • Expanding a Telehealth Program to Serve More Patients
  • Drug Shortages Continue to Compromise Patient Care
  • Protecting Your Patients: Violence and Active Shooters
  • EMRs: Are We There Yet?
  • Navigating the Laws and Benefits of Telemedicine
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The Case for Creating a Culture of Caregiver Support

Highlights:

  • - Telling True Stories is an ISMP Hallmark. Here's Why You Should Tell Stories, Too.
  • - Clinical Trials, Genetic Testing, and Personalized Medicine
  • - Preventing Patient Identification Errors
  • - Incontinence-Associated Dermatitis: An Avoidable and Preventable Complication of Care
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Improving Transgender Patient Care

Highlights:

  • Improving Transgender Patient Care
  • Two Effective Initiatives for C-Suite Leaders to Improve Medication Safety and the Reliability of Outcomes
  • Fundamentally Human: Learning by Design
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Using Data Analytics to Change Behavior

Highlights:

  • Using Data Analytics to Change Behavior
  • Strategies for Improving Collaboration Around Medication Management Programs
  • The Merging of HIT
  • Five Years of Nursing Innovation at Massachusetts General Hospital
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