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.
Minnesota's RARE Campaign finds success in reducing readmissions
As hospitals across the country search for ways to reduce readmissions in the wake of reimbursement cuts from CMS for rehospitalizations within 30 days, one statewide initiative in Minnesota may have cracked the code.
What does The Joint Commission say about employee and patient safety?
Those in the patient safety field may not think about their fellow healthcare workers on a day-to-day basis, but perhaps it's time they did. Although the two worlds don't often mix, employee health experts are making a case that improving the health and safety of hospital employees has clear benefits for patient safety and quality care.
CDC report highlights inconsistent antibiotic prescribing practices
New research from the CDC offers additional insight into growing concern about antibiotic resistance, particularly when it comes to inconsistent prescribing practices.
Boston Medical Center reduces alarm fatigue by recalibrating alarm limits
If you walk onto the medical-surgical units in Boston Medical Center (BMC), you may notice something strange: silence.
Overcoming patient safety challenges associated with anticoagulants
Anticoagulant drugs remain one of the top safety concerns for hospitals around the country, and government agencies and medication safety organizations continue to devote time and energy to make anticoagulant oversight a priority for healthcare organizations.
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