Many quality and patient safety leaders have multiple responsibilities within their departments. Wearing so many hats is a monumental challenge, but one that is made a bit easier by having the right[...]
Falls are a potentially catastrophic complication of inpatient care and a big piece of evaluating patient safety. Medical studies have found that falls occur at a rate of 3 - 5 per 1,000 bed-days.[...]
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, sepsis, which is often difficult to diagnose, is a medical emergency in which a quick response is critical. With mortality rates greater[...]
New research, conducted at St. Joseph Mercy Oakland Hospital and presented at the American College of Cardiology's 61st Annual Scientific Session, has shown that use of a 27-question, heart failure[...]
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