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Speaking up for patient safety | ACP Hospitalist

... Speaking up for patient safety. ... Another strategy is to focus some morbidity and mortality (M&M) conferences on patient safety. ...

Eliminating drug errors | ACP Hospitalist

... “The medication problem is not a physician problem alone,” said James B. Battles, PhD, senior service fellow for patient safety in the Center for ...

Aiming for zero | ACP Hospitalist

... The results were good, said Eric Alper, FACP, a hospitalist and former patient safety officer at UMass, who began implementing changes to central ...

To err is human … to not plan for it is trouble | ACP Hospitalist

... “Even if a hospital has great preventive policies and teamwork, a fatal medical error can still occur,” said patient safety expert Robert Wachter, FACP ...

Mandatory flu vaccines work but can raise issues for workers ...

... Patient safety issue. ... It's that second one that is at issue with health care workers. It's a patient safety issue. That has to be said time and time again.”. ...

Wiping out surgical site infections | ACP Hospitalist

... Joseph Medical Center, a 157-bed hospital in Bloomington, Ill., that person is Kathy Haig, RN, director of quality, patient safety officer and risk ...

Lost in transition | ACP Hospitalist

... “Given the amount of emphasis we've placed on patient safety and medical safety in general over the last five years, the fact that this is still ...

Treating chest pain in 90 minutes or less | ACP Hospitalist

... The IHI's AMI goal is now part of 12 patient safety interventions in its 5 Million Lives Campaign, which was announced in December 2006. ...

Hospitals put rapid response systems into play | ACP ...

... Healthcare Improvement's (IHI) 100,000 Lives Campaign, which included a rapid response team initiative as one of six patient safety interventions ...

Wiping out falls | ACP Hospitalist

Systemic interventions help reduce patient risk.

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