News Articles on 'Medical Quality & Safety'
Opinion: New approach to patient safety called Safety II
Here are the four things you need to know: 1. Ms. Merandi, medication safety officer of Columbus, Ohio-based Nationwide Children's Hospital, and Dr. Bartman, associate medical director of quality improvement at Nationwide Children's, have improved their ...
Source: Becker's Hospital Review
Published: 21 Jun 2018
Stress on patient safety and quality medical care
Minister of Public Health HE Dr Hanan Mohamed al-Kuwari: Quality and safety of health service basis for health system development. The State of Qatar, under the wise leadership of His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, has made quality and ...
Source: Gulf Times
Published: 25 Sep 2017
Medical device vulnerabilities threaten patient safety: 4 things to know
Any healthcare device that connects to the internet is vulnerable for hacking and could pose a threat to patient safety, according to Renal and ... "“In the emerging practice of medical hijacking, hackers and cyber adversaries have figured out those ...
Source: Becker's Hospital Review
Published: 18 Jun 2018
Trinity Medical Center recognized for GI quality & safety
The American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, a leading gastrointestinal medical society, has recognized Trinity Medical Center's Gastrointestinal Laboratory for Digestive Diseases as part of its program specifically dedicated to promoting quality ...
Source: ABC 33/40 News
Published: 24 Oct 2017
Quality and safety of blood products
Biological medicines such as blood products and related in vitro diagnostic tests are life-saving components of every day medical practice worldwide ... Harmonization on quality assurance and safety of blood products calls for a quality assurance system ...
Source: World Health Organization
Published: 26 May 2018
A mark of medical safety and quality
Health-care organisations in the UAE are working to create a safe and high-quality medical care system and to prevent mistakes that can endanger patient safety. However, considering the complexity of such systems and the vulnerability of patients to human ...
Source: Gulf News
Published: 20 Mar 2016
Punishing medical errors won’t improve hospital safety or quality
Joseph Ibrahim works for Monash University in an academic role involving teaching and research. He receives funding from Victorian Managed Insurance Authority, Department of Health and Human Services (Victoria) and Commonwealth Department of Health.
Source: The Conversation
Published: 16 Mar 2017
British Medical Journal Quality and Safety
BMJ Quality & Safety (previously Quality & Safety in Health Care) is an international peer review publication providing, news, opinion, debate and research for academics, clinicians and healthcare managers. It encourages innovation and creative thinking to ...
Published: 19 Feb 2017
2013 Up and Comers: Dr. Peter Fleischut
For his accomplishments, Fleischut won a place in Modern Healthcare's 2013 class of Up and ... After his residency, Fleischut was named the Weill Cornell Medical Center's deputy quality and patient safety officer, a position he has held since 2010.
Source: Modern Healthcare
Published: 21 Sep 2013
Guardian Flight Makes Agreement With Baldwin Safety & Compliance
UT-based critical care air medical transport company. This arrangement is “a perfect example of how the technology, expertise, and customer-specific support systems we provide extend beyond simply operational safety to all aspects of Safety and Quality ...
Source: Aero-News Network
Published: 11 Apr 2018
Why Physician Trainees Don't Report Possible Medical Errors
... questions about the safety of the care they see, most aren't comfortable challenging the providers who deliver it. There are several reasons for that reticence, a survey published in the American Journal of Medical Quality finds. A medical student is ...
Source: HealthLeaders Media
Published: 20 Oct 2016
St. Joseph Medical Center goes from D to A on hospital-safety report card
Tacoma’s St. Joseph Medical Center has earned an A for patient safety ... CHI Franciscan credited the participation of patients and families on quality and safety committees along with including specific safety measures in performance evaluations ...
Source: The News Tribune
Published: 07 Nov 2017