Patient Safety Monitor Journal answers your most important patient safety questions and offers field-tested compliance strategies to ensure your patient safety efforts measure up to The Joint Commission.
The Six C's of CAUTI Prevention
As hospitals prepare for more rigorous Joint Commission standard, Mayo Clinic shows how regimented approach can reduce rates by as much as 70%
How a robust never events policy can alter your facility's culture
Think fast: Does your hospital have a "never events" policy? Does it include apologizing to the patients that were harmed and waiving their costs? Does it include a risk assessment?
Texas Institute for Patient Safety takes aim at medical students
In May, the University of North Texas (UNT) Health and Science Center announced a new collaborative aimed at improving patient care throughout the state and reducing medical errors across the continuum of care.
CMS proposes new antibiotic stewardship regulations
A new proposed requirement released by CMS in June would require all hospitals to implement an antibiotic stewardship program to participate in federal programs such as Medicare.
Medical errors are the third leading cause of death: Now what?
A new study projects more than 250,000 people die each year from medical errors, leaving patient safety experts calling for cultural changes to care
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