Patient Safety

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Chicago Hospital Sues Leapfrog for Defamation Over Low Patient Safety Grade

Saint Anthony Hospital of Chicago claims the ratings group incorrectly assessed the hospital, which lowered its patient safety grade from an A to a C.

Posted 11/13/17 | Post a comment

Recall: Midazolam Syringes in Blister Packs Contain Syringes of Ondansetron

Fresenius Kabi USA is recalling a lot of mislabeled prefilled syringes that were distributed nationwide.

Posted 11/10/17 | Post a comment

Safety: Quiet, Please: Noise Distractions in the OR

Silence is golden during the critical stages of surgery.

Posted 11/02/17 | Erin Lawler | Post a comment

Anesthesia Alert: Who's Unsafe for Outpatient Surgery?

Certain patients shouldn't get past your anesthesia gatekeepers.

Posted 11/02/17 | Perry V. Ruspantine, CRNA, APRN | Post a comment

3 Fire Prevention Tips

Your OR team can minimize the chance of a surgical fire.

Posted 11/02/17 | Mark E. Bruley, BS, CCE | Post a comment

Lawsuit Over Left-Behind Ligating Clip Can Proceed

Surgeons allegedly left a ligating clip in a patient's bladder after robot-assisted prostate removal — and you won't believe where they finally found it.

Posted 10/20/17 | Post a comment

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