Search Tag: patient safety

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

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IT Management

Vitalis 2017

2017 24 Jan

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Executive Health Management

MedEdDXB 2017

2017 18 Jan

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Executive Health Management

Senate Committee Wants Action on Concurrent Surgeries

2016 13 Dec

  The U.S. healthcare sector is urged to address two major concerns related to the practice of overlapping surgeries: patient safety and improper payments.    Following its investigation into the practice, the Senate Finance Committee has released a report acknowledging that "evidence on the practice — safe or otherwise — of concurrent or overlapping... Read more

ICU Management

Medtronic Signs the “Open Data Pledge” to Share Data to Improve Patient Safety

2016 03 Nov

Medtronic Commits $5 Million to the Patient Safety Movement FoundationThe Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF) has announced that Medtronic, a leading global healthcare solutions company, has joined a growing list of healthcare technology companies that have signed the Patient Safety Movement’s public pledge to share their data to promote patient... Read more

Executive Health Management

Little Action on Nurse Bullying Could Harm Patients

2016 05 Sep

Fellow nurses and doctors are the prime culprits in nurse bullying and often may not even be aware that their behaviour is having a discouraging impact on colleagues.The Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) held a discussion on the issue via Facebook with input from nurses saying that forms of intimidation included everything form offhand... Read more