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Tag: Patient Safety

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One health system’s approach to the opioid crisis is paying off

July 22nd, 2019 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

What can health systems do to combat the opioid crisis? This is the kind of question that fascinates me as I think about how we can improve healthcare outcomes through […]

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Leadership for a culture of safety: Closing the performance gap

July 2nd, 2019 / By Priscilla Knolle, MD

In my last blog titled “Culture of safety: Transformation through employee engagement,” I presented my interview with Anil Mathur, President and CEO of Alaska Tanker Company. Anil shared how a […]

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Culture of safety: Transformation through employee engagement

June 7th, 2019 / By Priscilla Knolle, MD

In my last blog titled “Developing a patient safety culture: What can we learn from other industries?”, I discussed the importance of healthcare safety. A culture of safety is essential […]

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Developing a patient safety culture: What can we learn from other industries?

May 17th, 2019 / By Priscilla Knolle, MD

The publication of the Institute of Medicine report To Err Is Human: Building Safer Health System in 1999 raised awareness of medical errors, increased public concern and called for a […]

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Recent challenges to a culture of patient safety

May 1st, 2019 / By Travis Bias, DO, MPH, FAAFP

A culture of patient safety built over the past twenty years is encountering roadblocks. Policies and recent events that defy both research and initiatives geared towards strengthening healthcare safety, whether […]

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The importance of humans in health care

December 5th, 2018 / By Barbara Aubry, RN

The online portal Dictionary describes healthcare as “noun; the maintenance and improvement of physical and mental health, especially through the provision of medical services”. Interesting that it does not mention […]

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When medicine hurts

December 3rd, 2018 / By Steve Delaronde

Between 2011 and 2013, 31 out of 38 patients treated by the same neurosurgeon in the Dallas area were left paralyzed, seriously injured or dead. The neurosurgeon became known as […]

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Webinar: The impact of ICD-10 specificity on patient quality and safety initiatives

With Sue Belley, RHIA

Two years ago, ICD-10 went live. This webinar explores what effect ICD-10 codes have had on health care initiatives so far.

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Australia: 2017-18 IHPA Pricing Framework: Pricing for safety and quality

Independent Hospitals Pricing Authority released important information regarding its Pricing Framework for 2017-18.

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Documentation Quality: Time to Line up the Ducks

May 20th, 2015 / By Jill Devrick

The Joint Commission’s (TJC) current “Quick Safety” article, intended to advise healthcare organizations about safety and quality issues, is about the potential risks when technology and human workflow practices do […]

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eGuide: Population health and potentially preventable events

Through specialization, integration with a care system, health plan partnerships, or experiments with new payment designs, hospitals and care systems are focusing on the Triple Aim: Population health, experience of […]