Tag: patient care
Researchers are looking at how better measurement of diagnostic errors may help physicians track performance, gauge the effectiveness of interventions, reduce errors and improve patient outcomes.
Infection transmission in healthcare facilities is strongly associated with poor hand hygiene. Starting this year, CMS surveyors will issue citations when they observe any ambulatory surgery center employee failing to follow proper hand hygiene protocol.
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) continues to recommend that a trial of labor after a c-section (TOLAC) be offered only at facilities that have immediately available resources for emergency cesarean deliveries.
MLMIC’s newest risk management CME module helps physicians navigate the doctor-patient relationship. The program addresses patient behaviors that can negatively affect care and offers steps that can be taken to enhance the patient experience.