October 15, 2012 | By: Calevir
For patients with limited English proficiency (LEP) safety can be a challenge. The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and TeamSTEPPS now offers a module and guide for “Improving Patient Safety Systems for Patients with Limited English Proficiency: A Hospital Guide.” Check out available materials including videos, handouts, and train-the-trainer materials. Additional resources can be found at http://teamstepps.ahrq.gov/.
Transparency is one of the biggest challenges in changing patient safety culture. Frank Federico, VP at IHI, shares viewpoints in his recent blog. Remember the CANDOR toolkit (noted in his blog) is ava
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published safety information to heighten awareness about infections associated with heater-cooler devices used during open-chest cardiac surgical procedures that
Becker’s Hospital Review – FREE WEBINAR REGISTER! Monday, August 8, 2016 | 1:00pm – 2:00pm CDT Hospitals are struggling to recruit and retain quality surgeons and nurses. The role of the
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