News Articles on 'Medical Quality & Safety'
Occupational Health and Safety: A Standard Approach
An international standard that specifies requirements for an occupational health and safety (OH&S) management system, ISO 45001:2018—“Occupational health and safety management systems–requirements” replaces OHSAS 18001 as the primary OH&S standard ...
Source: Quality Digest
Published: 15 Oct 2018
Quality, patient safety top priority: Health Minister
Huda Amer Al Katheeri, Director of the Healthcare Quality & Patient Safety Department at the MOPH ... efforts to reduce the risk of damage and medical errors and maximise the ability to detect ...
Source: The Peninsula
Published: 17 Sep 2018
Bed pressures exacerbate radiology safety risks says HSIB
Safety concerns about radiology services have emerged as a key safety concern after the Care Quality Commission found wide variation in radiology reporting nationally. The regulator’s report followed patients dying at Queen Alexandra Hospital in ...
Source: Health Service Journal
Published: 26 Sep 2018
2018 Quality Improvement (QI) Grant
... medical residents and fellows in graduate medical education who will be in training programs at least through June 2019. Description: Proposed Projects should focus on improving quality, patient safety, patient experience or cost with at least one ...
Published: 02 Mar 2018
The Safety and Quality of Abortion Care in the United States
Health care quality is a multidimensional concept. With support from six private foundations, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine convened a committee to examine the available evidence on the safety and quality of different ...
Published: 16 Mar 2018
Stress on patient safety and quality medical care
Minister of Public Health HE Dr Hanan Mohamed al-Kuwari: Quality and safety of health service basis for health system development. The State of Qatar, under the wise leadership of His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, has made quality and ...
Source: Gulf Times
Published: 24 Sep 2017
Punishing medical errors won’t improve hospital safety or quality
Joseph Ibrahim works for Monash University in an academic role involving teaching and research. He receives funding from Victorian Managed Insurance Authority, Department of Health and Human Services (Victoria) and Commonwealth Department of Health.
Source: The Conversation
Published: 16 Mar 2017
British Medical Journal Quality and Safety
BMJ Quality & Safety (previously Quality & Safety in Health Care) is an international peer review publication providing, news, opinion, debate and research for academics, clinicians and healthcare managers. It encourages innovation and creative thinking to ...
Published: 19 Feb 2017
A mark of medical safety and quality
Health-care organisations in the UAE are working to create a safe and high-quality medical care system and to prevent mistakes that can endanger patient safety. However, considering the complexity of such systems and the vulnerability of patients to human ...
Source: Gulf News
Published: 16 Mar 2014
2013 Up and Comers: Dr. Peter Fleischut
For his accomplishments, Fleischut won a place in Modern Healthcare's 2013 class of Up and ... After his residency, Fleischut was named the Weill Cornell Medical Center's deputy quality and patient safety officer, a position he has held since 2010.
Source: Modern Healthcare
Published: 21 Sep 2013
About that quality chasm
the association's safety and quality-improvement organization. “I'm seeing some pockets where there is movement toward workforce training,” Watson says. “There are a few medical schools and nursing schools that are actually putting students together ...
Source: Modern Healthcare
Published: 21 Feb 2011
Maryland hospitals rise in safety grading system
The university medical system’s main hospital in Baltimore rose to a grade of B. “All UMMS affiliates are strongly committed to optimal safety and quality in the delivery of care to our patients,” system officials said in a statement. “The journey ...
Source: The Baltimore Sun
Published: 24 Apr 2018
Program helps caregivers under stress after errors
Caregivers often suffer emotional and physical harm in the wake of their medical errors, a surprisingly common ... GBMC's vice president for quality and safety, a fact that can make it "truly devastating" for caregivers to deal with mistakes they've ...
Source: The Baltimore Sun
Published: 19 Jun 2015
The Pediatric Anesthesiology Fellowship Program at Yale-New Haven Hospital is a 12-month program approved by the American Board of Anesthesiology and the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education ... Quality and Safety Fellowship provides ...
Published: 04 Oct 2018
Quality and safety of blood products
Biological medicines such as blood products and related in vitro diagnostic tests are life-saving components of every day medical practice worldwide ... Harmonization on quality assurance and safety of blood products calls for a quality assurance system ...
Source: World Health Organization
Published: 05 Feb 2010