Our thoughts and prayers go to everyone affected by last Sunday’s tornado in Joplin, Missouri; particularly patients and staff at St. Johns and other health professionals working to allay the community’s suffering caused by the disaster. Recovery and relief status updates, including links to sign up to help, learn the status of friends and family in the area and provide funding support are available at the Missouri Hospital Association Website at http://web.mhanet.com/.
Trigger tools help healthcare providers identify possible safety events and concerns by looking at conditions that often accompany those safety events. For example, by examining the administration of res
McKnight’s Senior Living magazine shared some counter-intuitive but important research recently. The article is available here. The researchers found that individuals had more adverse events from medic
Focusing on Both Deaths and Harm from Medical Errors In his latest post to the “Line of Sight” blog, IHI President and CEO, Derek Feeley, reflects on the controversy and criticism surrounding a recent
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