Patient Safety

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Did Hospital Ignore Contaminated Scopes and Infected Patients?

When nurse pushed for officials to report the outbreak, she claims she was forced out of her job.

Posted 06/24/16 | 1 comment

U. of Louisville Hospital Now Unsafe, Vice Chair of Surgery Insists

Among other issues, virtually all of the hospital's experienced nurses have been fired or forced out, he says.

Posted 06/10/16 | 2 comments

How Safe Are Your Patients?

Our survey shows you have a long way to go to provide the level of quality and safety that your patients deserve.

Posted 06/02/16 | Jim Burger, Associate Editor | Post a comment

OR Fire Reveals N.Y.C. Hospital's Safety Deficit

Lack of prevention plan was "immediate jeopardy situation."

Posted 05/03/16 | Post a comment

American College of Surgeons Releases Guidelines on Double-Booking Surgeries

ACS says "overlapping operations" are OK, but patients should be informed.

Posted 04/15/16 | 1 comment

The 6 Nursing Lessons I Learned from the Sleep Apnea Death of My Teenage Son

Nurse warns of the dangers of opioids after her son passes away from respiratory depression after surgery.

Posted 03/29/16 | 3 comments

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