Tag: patient safety
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.
The CDC estimates that half of surgical site infections (SSIs) are preventable with evidence-based strategies. MLMIC urges all insureds to familiarize themselves with the CDC recommendations.