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.”
As a supporter of the 72nd PostGraduate Assembly in Anesthesiology December 7-11, 2018, MLMIC will have an exhibit (Booth 107) and deliver a talk on legal challenges and malpractice trends specific to anesthesiologists.
In an effort to provide the healthcare industry with information regarding safety topics that warrant the attention of facilities and providers, ECRI Institute publishes an annual list: Top Ten Health Technology Hazards. The 2019 list, available here, “represents problems that can be avoided or risks that can be minimized through careful management of technologies.”