Tag: patient harm
It is important to review workflows and procedures regularly to prevent office and facility standards from getting lax. The CDC summary contains a set of nine key recommendations for dental settings. MLMIC encourages dental health providers to consult the list of “do’s” and “do nots” for a refresher in safe injection practices.
Effective communication is imperative in ensuring patient safety, especially during patient handoffs.
New data from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services show that surgical checklists are unused in 10 percent of hospitals.