Search Tag: patient safety

Cardiology Management

Artificial Intelligence Assists in Treatment of Heart Patients

2017 17 Jun

A clinical study was recently launched by Finnish researchers to use the latest analytical methods to recognise myocardial infarction patients at high risk of complications. The University of Tampere and TAYS Heart Hospital use artificial intelligence technologies for the home care of heart patients. Their goal is to predict complications as early as... Read more

IT Management

Study: EHRs Full of Copy-and-Paste Records

2017 06 Jun

A key benefit from using electronic health records is that it improves care coordination, given that information can be shared easily between care providers. But a new study published in JAMA shows that EHRs contain mostly copy-and-paste data, which may put patient safety at risk. Researchers at University of California San Francisco examined thousands... Read more

Executive Health Management

Admit Mistakes to Curb Medical Errors

2017 23 May

Research suggests that medical errors cause over 250,000 fatalities each year. While the medical community has made efforts to encourage error disclosure for physicians and medical trainees to improve patient safety and outcomes, the guidelines fall short when addressing the social psychology of how errors are disclosed and how physicians and medical... Read more

IMAGING Management

Essential Guidelines for Medical 3D Printing: Patient Safety Comes First

2017 09 May

3D Printing is becoming progressively more accessible and is gaining momentum in several fields of medicine. From preoperative planning to developing innovative tools that enhance medical procedures, the endless possibilities in creating 3D anatomical models make the technology highly seductive in the quest to help patients. Ever since its inception,... Read more

Executive Health Management

2017 18 Apr

I am writing this blog on a train to Manchester, conscious that I have already missed the Editor's deadline by a few days. I am not sure why, but my chosen title has been more challenging than I expected.   At first I wondered about using my Dad's experience of being a stroke patient as my starting point for a diatribe on 'Do Patients Matter?' It would... Read more

Executive Health Management

Latest Tips for HIT and Patient Safety

2017 17 Apr

This year, the 5th Annual World Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit focused on 13 Actionable Patient Safety Solutions (APSS), which the Patient Safety Movement believes can reduce the number of preventable deaths in hospitals to zero by 2020. In addition to general issues that are of concern across the healthcare sector, the APSS focuses on... Read more

Executive Health Management

2017 23 Feb

Medical Improv is an exciting teaching tool that can be used to promote emotional intelligence, communication, teamwork, and leadership skills in healthcare professionals. It is different from improv comedy because the focus is on learning instead of performing.  In this emerging field, practitioners adapt experiential activities from the world of improvisational... Read more

ICU Management

Patient Safety Movement Announces Innovation Award Winners at 5th Annual Summit

2017 06 Feb

At the 5th Annual World Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit, the winners of this year’s Innovation Awards were announced. The annual summit convened hundreds of medical professionals, hospital administrators, medical technology executives, and patient advocates to discuss the challenges and innovative processes and procedures that will help... Read more

Executive Health Management

22nd Congress of the European Association of Hospital Pharmacists

2017 26 Jan

Find European Association of Hospital Pharmacists on Social Media      Read more

IT Management

Vitalis 2017

2017 24 Jan

Find Vitalis on Social Media    Read more