Search Tag: preventable harms

ICU Management

Johns Hopkins Partners with IT Giant on ICU Devices

2015 25 Oct

A new collaboration between the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Microsoft plans to develop an IT solution that will enhance interoperability of medical devices in intensive care settings. The goal is to provide improved health data analytics that can help clinicians identify key trends aimed at preventing injuries and complications that... Read more

ICU Management

Ensuring Patient Dignity and Respect in the ICU – A New Approach

2015 14 Mar

A novel, multi-method approach presented in the journal Narrative Inquiry in Bioethics highlights the need of defining and ensuring respectful care in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU). The researchers at John Hopkins believe that loss of dignity and lack of respectful treatment are preventable harms in healthcare. "Having quantitative measures of... Read more