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.
ECRI Institute’s annual top 10 list of patient safety concerns may be used to conduct patient safety discussions, set priorities and target areas for improvement.
MLMIC’s updated risk management tips are available to download both individually and as a multi-tip brochure. The new PDFs make them easier to share as you review and reinforce policies and protocols within your practice or facility.
Mistaken identity compromises patient safety, and MLMIC wants to alert policyholders to the need for protocols that can prevent such errors.