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Mistaken identity compromises patient safety, and MLMIC wants to alert policyholders to the need for protocols that can prevent such errors.
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.
Hand hygiene for healthcare professionals and staff in hospitals and other healthcare facilities is a valuable strategy to reduce the spread of infection. But what about patients’ hand hygiene?
The personal use of cell phones poses a significant risk in healthcare settings as it may distract physicians and staff from the tasks at hand.