Search Tag: patient safety

Executive Health Management

39th World Hospital Congress - IHF 2015

2015 06 Oct

The International Hospital Federation (IHF) is the worldwide forum and knowledge hub for hospitals, national hospital associations and healthcare organizations that offers policy guidance and facilitates the exchange of strategic information and experience in health sector management. As a membership organization of national bodies representing healthcare... Read more

Executive Health Management

EU Patient Safety Progress Report

2014 23 Jun

The European Commission has published a patient safety package detailing progress made in recent years and existing barriers yet to be overcome. The establishment of national programs for patient safety and the implementation of systems for reporting adverse events related to hospitalisation represent two of the most improved areas. Challenges remain... Read more

Executive Health Management

Measuring and Monitoring Healthcare Safety: A New Framework

2014 17 Jun

Safe healthcare organisations need to anticipate and prevent harm to patients. In this article, a framework for measuring and monitoring healthcare safety is presented.  The framework, developed by the Health Foundation  has potential uses in supporting healthcare organisations to understand how safe their servies are and in identifying the relative... Read more

IMAGING Management

ECR 2014: EuroSafe Imaging Campaign Launches

2014 07 Mar

The EuroSafe Imaging campaign, launched at ECR by the European Society of Radiology (ESR), will support and strengthen medical radiation protection across Europe by following a holistic approach, said ESR President Prof. Guy Frija. "The campaign, which brings together many stakeholders, focuses on promoting appropriateness in medical imaging,... Read more

IMAGING Management

ECR 2014: COCIR Supports Eurosafe Imaging Campaign: Working Together For Patient Safety

2014 07 Mar

COCIR has welcomed the EuroSafe Imaging campaign launch, whose main objective is patient and healthcare worker safety.  A European Society of Radiology (ESR) initiative, the launch is taking place at the 2014 European Congress of Radiology (ECR) with a poster exhibition and a new dedicated website.

 The EuroSafe Imaging campaign promotes... Read more