Dr. Jay Reich, EMS Medical Director for the Kansas City Fire Department, presented last week at the EMS State of the Sciences Conference, also known as â€œThe Gathering of Eaglesâ€.Â The conference is a unique, and highly respected, conference in EMS.Â Each year, the conference offers opportunities to learn about the latest science and advances
The most recent release of the AHRQ Web M&M: morbidity & mortality rounds on the web, include the following cases and commentaries: Wandering Off the Floors: Safety and Security Risks of Patient Wandering, May I Have Another?â€”Medication Error, CVC Removal: A Procedure Like Any Other. Review these cases and the commentaries provided for reasons these
CPS attended the presentation of the Falls Awareness Prevention Day proclamation today in the Governor’s Office in Jefferson City.Â Ten members of the Show-Me Falls Free Missouri Coalition were in attendance.Â This year, Falls Awareness Prevention Day will be recognized on Friday, September 21, with numerous activities occurring statewide to educate our communities on actions
Dr. Robert Wachter, Editor of AHRQ WebM&M, spoke with Dr. Eduardo Salas, a professor of Psychology at the University of Central Florida who served in the Navy for 15 years, about applying lessons learned from military team work training to medical teams.
The Missouri Center for Patient Safety encourages everyone to consider the falling risks our loved ones may face, participate in local Falls Awareness Day activities, and take action.
Research reveals a decrease in medication discrepancies may be possible if a pharmacist is included in the patient discharge planning with the internal medicine team. Read more