After gathering data from 10,000 patients researchers found that 48.6% of patients experienced a problem, and over 30% of those “did not always feel comfortable speaking up.” The study has implications for overall patient safety and satisfaction.
The FDA updates physicians about adverse events associated with surgical staplers and implantable surgical staples and provides recommendations for improving patient safety.
Diagnostic error, test follow-up, infection control and physician burnout top ECRI Institute’s 2019 list of “Top 10 Patient Safety Concerns for Healthcare Organizations.”
A recent study has identified that transmission of hepatitis is possible even when using sterile needles and syringes. MLMIC encourages all medical professionals to remain vigilant with use of proper technique for the administration of injectable medications.