Patient Safety

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Safety: Fine Tune Your Time Outs

4 ways to encourage your staff to speak up to prevent an error.

Posted 01/09/17 | Dwight Burney, MD | Post a comment

Stop the Trendelenburg Slide

Positioning tips to keep patients safe while they're in a steep head-down tilt.

Posted 01/09/17 | Brent Klev, MBA, BSN, RN | Post a comment

At ORX, an Expert Recipe for Improved Patient Safety

Leadership, teamwork and communication are key, says Kenneth P. Rothfield, MD, MBA, CPE, CPPS.

Posted 10/13/16 | Post a comment

It's Time for Honest Discussions About Medical Care Gone Wrong

Q&A with Marty Makary, MD, MPH, patient safety advocate and healthcare transparency proponent.

Posted 09/23/16 | Marty Makary, MD, MPH, FACS | Post a comment

Spot Every Sponge

Give your staff the help they need to ensure no object is left behind.

Posted 09/23/16 | Jim Burger, Senior Editor | Post a comment

5 Keys to a Fast and Focused MH Response

Staff who act quickly and decisively are more likely to save a life.

Posted 09/23/16 | Debra Beauchesne, RN, BSN, CNOR | Post a comment

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