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Executive Health Management

New hospital policies and procedures required for patient safety

2019 22 May

Eighteen Actionable Patient Safety Solutions are the key to zero preventable patient deaths in our hospitals.   What are the patient safety processes that every hospital administrator and healthcare professional should adopt today to avoid preventable patient harm and death in hospitals?    It’s an unfortunate fact of the medical profession... Read more

IMAGING Management

Poll Finds Patient Safety is Threatened by Current Ultrasound-Guided PIV Insertion Techniques

2019 09 May

New findings highlight the urgent need to reduce contamination risk through standardized, aseptic non-touch technique A new clinician poll conducted by Nancy Moureau, RN, PhD, CRNI, CPUI, VA-BC, has found that relatively few healthcare facilities have established a standardized process for maintaining proper aseptic non-touch technique during... Read more

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Spotlight on: Hospital Español de México: The importance of a culture of safety

2019 30 Apr

Mexico City’s historic Hospital Español is the first International hospital to earn the Patient Safety Movement Foundation’s prestigious five-star ranking. Their entry into the PSMF’s five-star Hospital Program was officially announced at the 7th Annual World Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit in January 2019. Founded in 1842, Hospital... Read more

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The Patient Safety Movement Foundation’s Midyear Planning Meeting 2019

2019 17 Sep

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Executive Health Management

2019 27 Feb

Dr. Mayer is the Chief Executive Officer for the Patient Safety Movement Foundation. He also serves as the Executive Director of MedStar Institute for Quality and Safety and previously served for almost seven years as MedStar Health’s Vice-President for Quality and Safety. He joined MedStar from the University of Illinois Medical Center in... Read more

IMAGING Management

'One Stick Standard': vascular access using ultrasound

2019 13 Feb

Executive Summary The majority of critical care patients (80%) undergo central venous catheterisations (CVCs) for administration of fluids or blood products; haemodynamic monitoring; haemodialysis or transvenous pacing. In this upcoming article in HealthManagement the Journal, Dr. Nidhi Nikhani, Assistant Medical Director at Banner Telehealth... Read more

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2nd Royal Hospital International Conference

2019 11 Apr

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Executive Health Management

2nd Middle East Laboratory and Diagnostics Congress

2019 18 Apr

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Health Management

Volume 19 - Issue 1, 2019

2019 21 Jan

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Patient safety culture

2019 21 Jan

Radiographers’ perceptions  Research to evaluate radiographers’ perceptions about patient safety culture in Portuguese public and private imaging facilities found that overall perception is positive but the safety culture dimensions rating should guide culture development of safety culture improvement action plans. Patient safety... Read more