Search Tag: Patient Safety

HMA 2022: Hospital Management Asia

2022 07 Sep

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Sparrow names Dr. Paul Entler as new CCO and Senior VP

2022 11 Jul

Sparrow physician Paul Entler, D.O., a strong advocate for patient safety and improved quality, has been named Sparrow Health System’s Senior Vice President and Chief Clinical Officer. Dr. Entler succeeds the retired Karen Kent VanGorder, M.D., who served as the health system’s Senior Vice President and Chief Medical and Quality Officer.... Read more

IVDR Is Here, But Where Are the Notified Bodies?

2022 27 May

The In Vitro Diagnostic Devices Regulation 2017/746 (IVDR) was passed by the European Union back in April 2017 to address concerns surrounding patient safety and transparency since an estimated 70% of clinical decisions revolve around in vitro diagnostic devices.  Major changes from the old regulation include greater third-party oversight required... Read more

Northwell Appoints Mark Jarrett, MD and Peter Silver, MD as Chief Quality Officer

2022 10 Jan

Northwell Health has announced the appointment of  Peter Silver, MD, MBA , as senior vice president and chief quality officer. Dr. Silver spent the last 35 years in the health system as part of the Department of Pediatrics, serving most recently as medical director of  Cohen Children’s Medical Center . Dr. Silver was part of a leadership... Read more

#EA20: Is Technology the Answer for Perioperative Patient Safety?

2020 01 Dec

One of the most enjoyable sessions at Euroanaesthesia 2020 this year was the pro-con debate. The debate this time was on the topic: is technology the final answer for perioperative patient safety? Two experts, Dr. Daniel Arnal from the  Hospital Universitario Fundación Alcorcón, Madrid, Spain, delivered the pro argument, while Prof. William Harrop-Griffiths from... Read more

Cancer Care: What to Expect, What to Do

2020 21 Apr

A research predicts a decline in cancer mortality rates in 2020 in the EU. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic cancer patient safety is compromised, but can still be improved with certain policies.   You may also like : Prostate is Now Most Common Cancer   Cancer in the EU Total cancer mortality rates in the... Read more

ICH Diagnosis: Could AI Step In Where Radiologists Fail?

2020 26 Feb

  The heavy workload radiologists deal with means that the potential for errors may increase. Misdiagnosis of intracranial haemorrhage (ICH) can lead to an adverse impact on patient outcomes.   You might also like: AI and Radiology: Not Ready For Prime Time   Researchers at Yale School of Medicine have released a... Read more

Nurses’ Sleep Deprivation Impacts Patient Outcomes

2019 12 Dec

Before work days, nurses sleep 83 minutes fewer than on their days off, which negatively impacts patient safety and care. According to a new study (Witkoski Stimpfel et al. 2019) published in Sleep Health , the journal of the National Sleep Foundation (USA), nurses get under 7 hours of sleep prior to their shifts. You may also like:... Read more

HETT 2020- Healthcare Excellence Through Technology

2020 29 Sep

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