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PATIENT SAFETY UPDATES
HOW A 70 PERCENT ALCOHOL CAN DISINFECT BETTER THAN A 91 PERCENT US NEWS' BEST HOSPITALS 2019-20 HONOR ROLL BJC HEALTHCARE ACHIEVES 75% DROP IN PATIENT HARM EVENTS 4 STRESS-RELIEF TOOLS TO BOOST NURSE MORALE RISK OF DEATH NEARLY DOUBLES FOR PATIENTS USING HOSPITALS GRADED AS D OR F SIMULATION TRAINING FOR OR FIRES PRIMARY CARE TOOL MAY EFFECTIVELY IDENTIFY ERRORS INCREASING PATIENT SAFETY UPDATE ON OVERLAPPING SURGERY SAFETY: MY PERSONAL PLEA TO BAN SURGICAL SMOKE THINKING OF BUYING... NON-LATEX SURGICAL GLOVES ANESTHESIA ALERT: TIPS TO AVOID WRONG-SITE NERVE BLOCKS HOW MUCH DO YOU KNOW ABOUT PATIENT WARMING? DELAY ANTIBIOTICS FOR SEPSIS PATIENTS? NO THANKS, SAY SOME DOCS HOW TO LIMIT WASTE IN HOSPITAL SUPPLY CHAINS INFECTION PREVENTION: ARE YOU OPENING THE DOOR TO SSIS? STUDY AT JOHNS HOPKINS HOSPITAL LEADS TO CHANGES IN REPORTING PATIENT SAFETY CONCERNS PROVIDER AND PATIENT SATISFACTION WITH THE INTEGRATION OF AMBULATORY AND HOSPITAL EHR SYSTEMS ACCREDITED BARIATRIC SURGERY CENTER REDUCES POSTOP COMPLICATIONS TOOLS TO IMPROVE MEDICATION SAFETY CAN TECHNOLOGY BOOST HAND HYGIENE COMPLIANCE? THE QUEST FOR FASTER ROOM TURNOVER IDEAS THAT WORK: HARD STOP THUMBS UP ON OR INTEGRATION THINKING OF BUYING: PRE-STERILIZED IMPLANTS AND PROCEDURAL KITS REV UP YOUR REPROCESSING ROOM PHYSICIANS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER IN COLLIER MAKES ER MORE SOOTHING TO SENIORS JOINT COMMISSION INTERNATIONAL LAUNCHES NEW QUALITY AND PATIENT SAFETY ADVISORY SERVICE STOP THE SPREAD OF MRSA 1 IN 5 AMERICANS HAVE FALLEN VICTIM TO MEDICAL ERRORS, SURVEY FINDS STAFF DEMANDS SMOKE-FREE ORS DEBUNKING 5 MYTHS ABOUT MILLENNIAL NURSES MEDICAL LICENSE PLATES PUT PATIENTS' INFO FRONT AND CENTER PATIENT SAFETY EXPERT DR. PETER PRONOVOST TO LEAVE JOHNS HOPKINS SURGICAL CHECKLIST BOARDS PREVENT ‘NEVER EVENT’ ERRORS PATIENT SAFETY PRIMER CHECKLISTS DID YOU FORGET TO CLEAN THAT? BLOWER, OR NO BLOWER? HERE'S A CHECKLIST FOR SAFE BOAT REFUELING SURGICAL SAFETY CHECKLIST BOOSTED BY RENEWED CALLS FOR WIDESPREAD USE IN CANADIAN OPERATING ROOMS SURGICAL CHECKLIST CAN HELP PREVENT LIFE-THREATENING INFECTIONS IN LOW RESOURCE SETTINGS RIGHT-PATIENT, RIGHT-SITE, AND RIGHT-PROCEDURE SURGERY FARM CHEMICAL SAFETY CHECKLIST 24 MICHIGAN HOSPITALS WERE PENALIZED FOR PATIENT SAFETY GAPS. IS THERE A BETTER MEASURE? ALL-HAZARDS EMERGENCY OPERATION PLANNING FOR SMALL ACUTE CARE HOSPITALS, OUTPATIENT SURGERY CLINICS, AND LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES DO YOU HAVE A LINE OF SIGHT TO YOUR ORGANIZATION'S MISSION? MEDICAL ERROR THIRD LEADING CAUSE OF DEATH IN US: STUDY HAND HYGIENE, SAFE-INJECTION PRACTICES SORELY LACKING AT OUTPATIENT FACILITIES THE PATIENT IS ON FIRE! A SURGICAL FIRES PRIMER PATIENT SAFETY NO DUMMY AT NAVAL HOSPITAL BREMERTON 8 STEPS TO STAFF EDUCATION TOOL: INSTRUCTIONAL VIDEOS ON SURGICAL SAFETY CHECKLIST USE
Hospitals use checklists to reduce errors