July 28, 2014 | By: Calevir
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and The Joint Commission released an e-learning module last week aimed at reducing healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) in assisted living and nursing homes. The tool is available to all long-term care facilities and includes resources and quizzes in an online format. The objective of the tool is to provide principles to “prevent infections and achieve high safety performance over extended periods of timeâ€.
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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