PSQH: Patient Safety & Quality Healthcare, July 11, 2017
Healthcare organizations are just beginning to appreciate the number and variety of violent interactions that can occur within their institutions and to the people they serve. Ashley Withrow, MSSA, LISW-S, is a member of the Cleveland Clinic’s police department and has...
PSQH: Patient Safety & Quality Healthcare, June 27, 2017
Risk management professionals should not take lightly the complexity associated with providing healthcare services. While regulations, third-party payer requirements, and licensing/accreditation standards contribute to this complexity, formalized policies and procedures...
PSQH: Patient Safety & Quality Healthcare, June 2, 2017
Care transitions have been identified as having heavy influences on readmission rates. It’s more important than ever that patients be armed—but not overwhelmed—with the information and resources necessary to manage their health post-discharge.
PSQH: Patient Safety & Quality Healthcare, May 30, 2017
Hospitals that assess their technologies, align their databases, and strengthen their culture of safety can reduce error-prone manual infusion programming, streamline nursing workflow, and ensure accurate and timely capture of infusion data.