Search Tag: checklists

ICU Management

Embracing Safety as a Science: We Need to Tell New Stories

2017 16 Mar

Peter Pronovost, MD, PhD, FCCM, is Director, Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality, Senior Vice President, Patient Safety and Quality and Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine at Johns Hopkins Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland, USA. Dr. Pronovost is a leading authority on patient safety and developed a scientifically... Read more

Health Management

The Burden Caused by Administrators and Managers: a Euro-American Jumble

2016 13 Nov

A EURO-AMERICAN JUMBLE   We argue that a jumble of rules, protocols, checklists has emerged, which jeopardises not only the pivotal relationship between doctor and patient, but also the quality and costs of care, and the quality of future healthcare workers. It must be emphasised that the introduction of protocols and checklists in clinical medicine... Read more