Tag: patient safety
The texting of medical orders remains a significant concern for patient safety. Among the risks are unintended autocorrection, confusing abbreviations and incomplete orders.
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.
The use of patient safety indicators provides a useful tool for examining preventable causes of potential patient injury and an opportunity to improve the quality of patient care and reduce the exposure to claims of malpractice.
With a focus on risk management education, this year’s Spring Network Meetings address “2017 Healthcare Law Review.” Physicians, medical directors, facility risk managers, office practice administrators, nursing, staff and other healthcare professionals can still register for the six remaining meetings held across the state.