The 2011 Chicagoland Patient Safety Summit kicked off on September 15th with a heartbreaking story from an Indiana family who recently lost Michelle â€“ their beloved daughter, sister, wife and mother â€“ to a medical error at a Chicago-based hospital.
Sorrel King advocates for improving communication between caregivers and patients and families, and involving patients and families as active members of their healthcare team.
Effective new strategies rally hospital unit team members to improve patient care and safety with a new level of practical collaboration citing â€œWhat you permit, you promote.â€ Jefferson City, Missouri – July 21, 2011 — As part of the Missouri Center for Patient Safetyâ€™s initiative, People, Priorities & Learning Together, 13 Missouri hospitals have joined
Hear Dr. Bill Munier, Director of the Center for QI and Patient Safety at AHRQ, discussing the national PSO program, and its importance to improving safe care.
SREs are events resulting in death or serious injury related to the loss of biological specimens, failure to communicate test results, neonates associated with labor or delivery in a low risk pregnancy, and metallic objects in MRI areas.