Patient Safety

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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

Pearls for Proper Patient Positioning

Use the right type of equipment for the patient and the procedure to keep your patients safe.

Posted 09/23/16 | Susan Kreimer, Contributing Editor | 2 comments

Marking the Site Right (Correctly)

There are lots of ways to do it wrong, but only a couple of ways to do it right.

Posted 09/23/16 | Pamela Bevelhymer, RN, BSN | 1 comment

My Son Did Not Have to Die

Learn from the avoidable opioid-induced hypoxia that took his life.

Posted 09/23/16 | Pamela Parker, BSN, RN, CAPA | 1 comment

Stop the Preventable Medical Error Crisis

How many more patients must die before we decide enough is enough?

Posted 09/23/16 | KarenWolkFeinstein, PhD | 1 comment

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