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Op ed: Stanford Health Care’s commitment to patient safety, quality and the most favorable patient outcomes

representative attacked nationally recognized hospital quality experts and questioned Stanford Health Care’s (SHC’s) commitment to patient and employee safety. This was not the studied assessment of a medical or quality expert, but rather a tactic ...

Source: The Stanford Daily
Published: 21 May 2018

MITA supports FDA safety and quality report, requests congressional action

Currently, service activities are regulated only by the FDA when performed by the medical device's original equipment manufacturer (OEM), however non-OEM parties are not held to the same FDA safety and quality standards, MITA explained. In April 2017 ...

Source: Health Imaging
Published: 16 May 2018

Nurses’ safety is crucial to ensure quality patient care : Experts

Pavan Mocherla, Managing Director – BD – India & South Asia said, “Backed by more than 120 years of tradition and heritage, BD brings an unrivaled expertise in manufacturing high quality safety-engineered medical devices to enhance healthcare worker ...

Published: 12 May 2018

Global Quality and Safety Reporting System for Healthcare Market Estimates Steady Growth in the Coming Years

... rise in healthcare spending by hospitals and governments to boost the global quality and safety reporting system for healthcare market Rising number of medical device recalls has led to increasing adoption of quality and safety reporting systems in ...

Published: 16 May 2018

FDA reports quality problems for data provided by the firm IQVIA that were used to inform estimates for some controlled substances

The FDA uses these data to assist the DEA in determining the medical and research needs for Schedule I and II controlled substances in the U.S. for the upcoming year. These inaccuracies in the IQVIA data have no known implications for the safety and ...

Published: 16 May 2018

Healthgrades honors 458 hospitals for patient safety

... in safety for Medicare patients as measured by objective outcomes for 13 patient safety indicators, as defined by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. 3. For 2018, 439 hospitals received the Healthgrades Outstanding Patient Experience Award ...

Source: Becker's Hospital Review
Published: 11 May 2018

Toxic Bosses in Healthcare: A Source of Quality, Safety, and Cost Issues

Bad outcomes of toxic bosses include demoralized staff, high turnover, low productivity (staff do the minimum and stay under the radar), increased safety and quality issues, law suits, stress and burnout-related health issues. Toxic bosses create a toxic ...

Source: Too Old to Operate
Published: 04 May 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: 25 Sep 2017

Hunterdon Medical Center earns high scores in patient safety and quality care

Communication, teamwork and highly trained doctors and staff are the foundation for success at Hunterdon Medical Center ... A: Communication and teamwork are key to patient safety and quality care. HMC uses TeamSTEPPS, a program of the Agency for ...

Published: 03 Aug 2017

Trinity Medical Center recognized for GI quality & safety

The American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, a leading gastrointestinal medical society, has recognized Trinity Medical Center's Gastrointestinal Laboratory for Digestive Diseases as part of its program specifically dedicated to promoting quality ...

Source: ABC 33/40 News
Published: 24 Oct 2017

Pura Naturals : Engages Alternative Medical Therapeutics Evaluation Expert, Dr. David Anderson, to Review the Quality and Safety of Eco-Friendly...

Pura Naturals Engages Alternative Medical Therapeutics Evaluation Expert, Dr. David Anderson, to Review the Quality and Safety of Eco-Friendly Products Keywords for this news article include: Chemical, Animal Testing.

Source: 4-Traders
Published: 21 Nov 2017

Toshiba Medical Introduces New CT System that Ensures Healthcare Providers Don’t Have to Choose Between High-Quality CT Images and Patient Safety

Offering healthcare providers a CT system with complete clinical capability, Toshiba Medical, a Canon Group company, introduces its new Aquilion TM Prime SP. The CT system features advanced imaging technology from Toshiba Medical’s high-end CT systems ...

Source: Yahoo Finance
Published: 27 Nov 2017

Quality and Safety Can computer-assisted coding revolutionize care delivery?

Computer-assisted coding tools are showing considerable potential to improve both billing and care delivery and many hospitals are gearing up to deploy CAC software in the near future. During the tumultuous lead-up to ICD-10, in fact, the widespread ...

Published: 12 Sep 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: 20 Mar 2016

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

Memorial Medical Center becomes first hospital in Illinois to win national award for quality, safety

Memorial Medical Center received the American Hospital Association’s top national award for quality and safety on Thursday ... are competitive on the national level,” he told The State Journal-Register in an interview earlier this week.

Source: The State Journal-Register
Published: 14 Jul 2016

Shady Grove Medical Center Neonatology Team Wins Quality and Patient Safety Excellence Award

ROCKVILLE, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MEDNAX, the national health solutions partner specializing in neonatal and other pediatric services, anesthesia, maternal-fetal, radiology, pediatric cardiology and other physician and management services, is pleased to ...

Source: Business Wire
Published: 27 May 2016

Psychologists analyze links between provider burnout, quality of care, patient safety

quantitatively analyze the links between health care provider burnout and health care quality and safety across medical disciplines. The meta-analysis of 82 studies focused on links between burnout and quality as well as between burnout and safety.

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 14 Dec 2016

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

Herbal supplements should be tested for safety, researchers say, questioning quality of drugs

The researchers found the regulation of herbal products in Australia remained relatively lax, and that the content and quality ... medical devices When Takata airbags were recalled, the manufacturers were able to tell motorists which models had the faulty ...

Source: Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Published: 06 Feb 2017

Valley Baptist Medical Center-Brownsville Earns Fourth-Straight ‘A’ for Patient Safety, Quality Care

BROWNSVILLE – Valley Baptist Medical Center-Brownsville has earned its fourth consecutive overall “A” for hospital patient safety. It was announced in a recent nationwide survey released by a prominent industry data collection service. The survey was ...

Source: KRGV
Published: 06 Dec 2016

Orthopaedic surgery report provides transparency on patient safety, quality initiatives

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at NYU Langone Medical Center and director of the outcomes program. "This focus links our whole institution and, by making our Department's results public, we hope to show the impact safety and quality initiatives have on ...

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 10 Feb 2012

Safety, quality concerns land Upstate Medical and Oswego hospitals on report card's "watch list"

Syracuse, N.Y. -- A high number of safety issues, complications and patient deaths ... Dr. David Duggan, Upstate's medical director and chief quality officer, said the numbers used in the report are outdated and are imprecise because they are based on ...

Published: 04 Sep 2011

NYU Langone Recognized As Top 10 Academic Medical Center for Patient Safety and Quality by University Healthsystem Consortium

Newswise — NYU Langone Medical Center ranked 8th among the top academic medical centers in the country for patient safety and quality on the University HealthSystem Consortium's (UHC) "2012 Quality and Accountability Performance Scorecard.” In addition ...

Source: Newswise
Published: 17 Sep 2012

William P. Clements Jr. University Hospital Garners National Quality and Safety Award for Academic Medical Centers

Newswise — DALLAS – October 6, 2015 – UT Southwestern Medical Center’s William P. Clements Jr. University Hospital has received a national Rising Star Quality Leadership award from the University HealthSystem Consortium (UHC) for its quality and ...

Source: Newswise
Published: 06 Oct 2015

ALARIS Medical Expands Its Guardrails Safety Software Suite with Continuous Quality Improvement Analysis Capabilities

ALARIS Medical Systems Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of ALARIS Medical Inc. (AMEX: AMI), announced today that it has expanded its standard suite of proprietary software applications for the Medley(TM) Medication Safety System with the addition of the ...

Source: Business Wire
Published: 10 Mar 2003

Guardian Flight Makes Agreement With Baldwin Safety & Compliance

UT-based critical care air medical transport company. This arrangement is “a perfect example of how the technology, expertise, and customer-specific support systems we provide extend beyond simply operational safety to all aspects of Safety and Quality ...

Source: Aero-News Network
Published: 11 Apr 2018

No One Is Free From Harm: Applying lessons from perfect patient care to broader quality and safety improvement

and the academic medical center where he had been admitted rushed him into the ICU. We were sure we were going to lose him because recovery rates from adult respiratory distress syndrome, acute renal failure and overwhelming sepsis are not high. Quality in ...

Source: Modern Healthcare
Published: 24 Mar 2018