We know you’re busy, but we don’t want you to miss important healthcare quality and patient safety news. Here are a couple of stories you may want to take a look at before calling it a week.
Stephanie Iorio, BSN, RN, CPHQ, delivered a presentation titled, Planning and Implementing a Statewide Good Catch Campaign, at the 10th Annual Meeting of Patient Safety Organizations held April 18-19 in Rockville, Md.
TJC Issues Sentinel Event Alert Addressing Workplace Violence
The Joint Commission (TJC) has released a new Sentinel Event Alert along with other resources aimed at protecting healthcare professionals from workplace violence.
Arkansas Hospitals Celebrate Transformational Good Catch Program
American Data Network PSO’s Good Catch Campaign culminated when Quality and Patient Safety Professionals, along with physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and nonclinical staff gathered for Arkansas’ 2018 Patient Safety Conference on March 28 at the Clinton Presidential Center in Little Rock.
Gov. Asa Hutchinson issued an official proclamation declaring March 11 – 17, 2018, Patient Safety Awareness Week in Arkansas. The event coincides with National Patient Safety Awareness Week, promoted by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI)/National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF).
5 Stories that Point to What Healthcare Could Look Like Down the Road
We know you’re busy, and we don’t want you to miss important healthcare quality and patient safety news. So, here’s a roundup of recent stories that offer valuable perspective as well as tools and resources that you can use.
IHI/NPSF to Launch Patient Safety Awareness Week March 11-17, 2018
The Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI)/National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF) will lead healthcare organizations nationwide in the observance of Patient Safety Awareness Week, March 11 – 17, 2018.
ISMP Updates Medication Safety Self Assessment® for Antithrombotic Therapy
The Institution for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) has released a revised version of its Medication Safety Self Assessment for Antithrombotic Therapy in hospitals.
We know you’re busy, but we don’t want you to miss important healthcare quality and patient safety news. Here’s a roundup of stories you may have missed but need to take a look at before calling it a week.
AHRQ Announces $5 Million in Funding for Patient Safety Learning Labs
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality is set to designate up to $5 million in 2018 to the creation of as many as eight patient safety learning laboratories devoted to the investigation of threats to safe patient care and proper diagnosis.
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