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How Penn Medicine empowers residents to drive quality improvement, patient safety

At Philadelphia-based Penn Medicine, medical residents are a driving force behind systemwide quality improvement and patient safety initiatives, according to a blog post on the AMA Wire. Jennifer Myers, MD, a professor of clinical medicine and director of ...

Source: Becker's Hospital Review
Published: 14 Sep 2018

U.S. Telehealth Market To Witness Enhanced Demand For Superior Quality And Safety of Healthcare Services Till 2022 | Million Insights

Such systems helps to limit overall mortality rate by offering high safety and quality standards to patients ... two categorize such as monitors and medical peripheral devices.

Source: MENAFN
Published: 13 Sep 2018

Cut pet costs with quality food and good medical care

Zawistowski believes it’s more important to budget for the necessities. You can cut pet care costs by sticking to the basics with quality food, cat litter and good medical care. Preventative veterinary care is a good way to save money. An annual exam can ...

Source: Tribune-Star
Published: 09 Sep 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: 24 Sep 2017

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

Pura Naturals : Engages Alternative Medical Therapeutics Evaluation Expert, Dr. David Anderson, to Review the Quality and Safety of Eco-Friendly...

Pura Naturals Engages Alternative Medical Therapeutics Evaluation Expert, Dr. David Anderson, to Review the Quality and Safety of Eco-Friendly Products Keywords for this news article include: Chemical, Animal Testing.

Source: 4-Traders
Published: 21 Nov 2017

Viewpoint: Realistic medical training will improve safety in teaching hospitals

New interns — physicians who finished four years of medical school — are especially prone to making medication errors, signaling a need for better training to improve patient safety in teaching hospitals, a fourth-year emergency medicine resident ...

Source: Becker's Hospital Review
Published: 13 Sep 2018

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

Memorial Medical Center becomes first hospital in Illinois to win national award for quality, safety

Memorial Medical Center received the American Hospital Association’s top national award for quality and safety on Thursday ... are competitive on the national level,” he told The State Journal-Register in an interview earlier this week.

Source: The State Journal-Register
Published: 14 Jul 2016

Hunterdon Medical Center earns high scores in patient safety and quality care

Communication, teamwork and highly trained doctors and staff are the foundation for success at Hunterdon Medical Center ... A: Communication and teamwork are key to patient safety and quality care. HMC uses TeamSTEPPS, a program of the Agency for ...

Published: 03 Aug 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

Orthopaedic surgery report provides transparency on patient safety, quality initiatives

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at NYU Langone Medical Center and director of the outcomes program. "This focus links our whole institution and, by making our Department's results public, we hope to show the impact safety and quality initiatives have on ...

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 10 Feb 2012

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: 16 Mar 2014

IPC to organise national workshop on 'Ensuring quality and safety medical devices' on July 19-20

The Indian Pharmacopeia Commission (IPC) will organise a national workshop on 'Ensuring quality and safety medical devices' on July 19-20 at IPC Ghaziabad, near Delhi. The objective of the workshop is to sensitize manufacturers, importers, distributors of ...

Source: Pharmabiz
Published: 18 Jul 2018

National Quality and Safety Study Ranks Rush University Medical Center Among Top Performing Academic Medical Centers in the Country

National Quality and Safety Study Ranks Rush University Medical Center Among Top Performing Academic Medical Centers in the CountryOctober 24, 2014 Newswise — (CHICAGO) — Rush University Medical Center has received the UHC’s (University HealthSystem ...

Source: Newswise
Published: 31 Oct 2014

ALARIS Medical Expands Its Guardrails Safety Software Suite with Continuous Quality Improvement Analysis Capabilities

ALARIS Medical Systems Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of ALARIS Medical Inc. (AMEX: AMI), announced today that it has expanded its standard suite of proprietary software applications for the Medley(TM) Medication Safety System with the addition of the ...

Source: Business Wire
Published: 10 Mar 2003

Medical errors may stem more from physician burnout than unsafe health care settings

"If we are trying to maximize the safety and quality of medical care, we must address the factors in the work environment that lead to burnout among our health care providers," said Tait Shanafelt, MD, director of the Stanford WellMD Center and associate ...

Source: EurekAlert!
Published: 09 Jul 2018

Nationwide quality of neurosurgical care and patient safety benchmarking programs

"With their constantly accumulating, large amounts of data, quality registers are understandably an attractive source of information for comparative studies evaluating the safety and quality of treatment," says one researcher, Docent Miikka Korja ...

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 28 Aug 2018

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

University of Maryland Medical Center Named Leapfrog “Top Hospital of the Decade” for Safety and Quality

Newswise — The University of Maryland Medical Center has been designated by the Leapfrog Group as a Top Hospital of the Decade for patient safety and quality of care. The award recognizes the medical center’s inclusion on the Leapfrog Top Hospital list ...

Source: Newswise
Published: 01 Dec 2010

Outside Opinion: Medical tourism could improve quality, accessibility and safety of health care globally

We hear about medical tourism, and often in disparaging terms ... It does little to affect, one way or the other, the general availability, quality or cost of health care. Also sometimes lumped into medical tourism is loosely the converse: overseas ...

Source: Chicago Tribune
Published: 11 Mar 2012

No One Is Free From Harm: Applying lessons from perfect patient care to broader quality and safety improvement

and the academic medical center where he had been admitted rushed him into the ICU. We were sure we were going to lose him because recovery rates from adult respiratory distress syndrome, acute renal failure and overwhelming sepsis are not high. Quality in ...

Source: Modern Healthcare
Published: 27 Mar 2018

CORRECTING and REPLACING Tenet Appoints Regional Chief Medical Officers to Promote Quality Care and Patient Safety at its Hospitals

TENET APPOINTS REGIONAL CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICERS TO PROMOTE QUALITY CARE AND PATIENT SAFETY AT ITS HOSPITALS Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE:THC) announced today that the company has appointed physicians to serve in the newly created positions of chief ...

Source: Business Wire
Published: 15 Apr 2004

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

B.C. wildfires 2018: Medical issues surge as air quality advisory becomes longest on record

A massive surge in visits to doctors and in prescriptions to treat lung ailments has been linked to the “terrible air quality” caused by wildfires ... was also cancelled — all due to health and safety concerns. Both UBC and the YMCA of Greater ...

Source: The Vancouver Sun
Published: 22 Aug 2018

Tru-D SmartUVC Provides Added Safety and Quality to Patient Care at Jupiter Medical Center

Unique investment will protect patients and staff with 99.9 percent efficacy JUPITER, Fla. - Jupiter Medical Center recently bolstered its patient and staff safety measures with two Tru-D SmartUVC robots. Tru-D SmartUVC hard at work at Jupiter Medical ...

Source: Thomasnet News
Published: 29 Jan 2016

Program helps caregivers under stress after errors

Caregivers often suffer emotional and physical harm in the wake of their medical errors, a surprisingly common ... GBMC's vice president for quality and safety, a fact that can make it "truly devastating" for caregivers to deal with mistakes they've ...

Source: The Baltimore Sun
Published: 19 Jun 2015

Globalization and Medical Travel: Emerging Challenges of Quality and Safety

Editor's Note: This is the second of three contributed features submitted by members of the International Medical Travel Association's Board of Directors. The IMTA is a not-for-profit global organization of stakeholders in the international medical travel ...

Source: HealthLeaders Media
Published: 16 Jun 2009

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: 05 Feb 2010

Uptake Medical's BTVA has best safety profile per German Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Healthcare (IQWiG)

BERLIN, Sept. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Germany's Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Healthcare (IQWiG) recently published a commissioned study that assessed the available surgical and bronchoscopic lung volume reduction options for patients with ...

Source: Le Lézard
Published: 04 Sep 2017