News Articles on 'Medical Quality & Safety'
Quality and Patient Safety Remain Focus of Medical Center
MidMichigan Medical Center – Gratiot earned a ‘B’ in patient safety from The Leapfrog Group for the Fall 2018 Hospital Safety Grade. The Hospital Safety Grade is the gold standard rating for patient safety, compiled under the guidance of the ...
Source: The Morning Sun
Published: 03 Dec 2018
In recognition of its achievements in patient safety and quality,...
In recognition of its achievements in patient safety and quality, Waldo County General Hospital has been named a Top Rural Hospital by The Leapfrog Group for the first time since 2009. Announced today, the Leapfrog Top Hospital award is widely acknowledged ...
Published: 05 Dec 2018
Top 10 infection control, patient safety stories in November
Insects found in the intensive care unit at a hospital in Detroit captured readers' attention the most in November. Here are the 10 most-read stories from Becker's Clinical Leadership & Infection Control for the month, beginning with the most popular.
Source: Becker's Hospital Review
Published: 30 Nov 2018
Crossing the Quality Chasm: The IOM Health Care Quality Initiative
The reports released during this phase—To Err is Human: Building a Safer Health System (1999) and Crossing the Quality Chasm ... Americans die each year from medical errors and effectively put the issue of patient safety and quality on the radar ...
Published: 19 Oct 2018
Quality Improvement & Patient Safety
The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME ... which includes advocating for quality patient care and optimal patient care systems; working in interprofessional teams to enhance patient safety and improve patient care quality; and ...
Published: 18 May 2018
Getting Quality Medical Care
But if you're looking for a new doctor and health plan, or a hospital that offers quality care, where do you go? Are there any "report cards" for health care? The answer is yes. To start with, you need to know how doctors, medical specialists, hospitals ...
Published: 20 Jan 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
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
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
Reducing medical errors, one patient at a time
medical records, and clinical decision aids and support programs at the bedside. Australia has been at the forefront of these initiatives, with the establishment of the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care in 2006 prompting a range of ...
Source: The Conversation
Published: 09 Mar 2014
It’s Time To Warranty The Quality And Safety Of Medical Devices
When you put it together, you have medical devices whose quality and safety record are uncertain being put into people where the devices can conspire with one another—if they’re not already being sent nefarious instructions by cyberterrorists—with ...
Source: Twin Cities Business
Published: 19 Dec 2014