Tag: patient safety
Efforts are underway by companies who create EHRs to design and implement health IT systems that produce more targeted and relevant alerts to decrease alert fatigue, while still providing beneficial warnings.
Shortened hospital stays may be causing patients to be released from the hospital too early, resulting in increased rates of rehospitalization and death, according to a new study.
The CDC is offering six opportunities for you to learn more about sepsis from the new Vital Signs report and show your support during September in honor of Sepsis Awareness Month.
Treating friends and relatives as patients can lead to malpractice litigation. What can you do to protect yourself and ensure patient safety? Our most recent Case Review includes some suggestions.