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FDA Ban on Use of Powdered Gloves Is in Effect

Effective January 18, 2017, the FDA has banned the use of powdered gloves in healthcare. MLMIC recommends that all insureds protect their patients and ensure their practices are in compliance.

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Addressing Mistaken Identity in Healthcare Settings

Mistaken identity compromises patient safety, and MLMIC wants to alert policyholders to the need for protocols that can prevent such errors.

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ECRI Releases Top 10 Health Technology Hazards for 2017

ECRI Institute has released its 2017 list of healthcare technology hazards – problems that can be avoided through careful management of technologies. The list can be used to enhance patient safety efforts.

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Standardizing Handoff Communication Improves Patient Safety

During care transitions, it is essential to ensure that pertinent information is provided to the individual(s) assuming the care of the patient.

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