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Healthcare Quality and Safety

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1. Sexton JB, Thomas EJ, Helmreich RL. Error, stress, and teamwork in medicine and aviation: data from the frontlines. British Medical Journal. 2000;320:745-749. 2. Thomas EJ, Sexton BJ, Helmreich RL. Discrepant attitudes about teamwork among critical care nurses and physicians. Critical Care Medicine 2003;31:956-959. Editorial comment p. 993. 3. Thomas EJ, Sexton JB, Neilands TB, Frankel A, Helmreich RL. The effect of executive walk rounds on nurse safety climate attitudes. A randomized trial of clinical units. BMC Health Services Research 2005;5:28. 4. Sexton JB, Helmreich RL, Neilands TB, Rowan K, Vella K, Boyden J, Roberts ...
Health information management professionals have been described to "play a critical role in the delivery of healthcare in the United States through their focus on the collection, maintenance and use of quality data to support the information-intensive and information-reliant healthcare system". They work with clinical, epidemiological, demographic, financial, reference, and coded healthcare data. Health information administrators plan information systems , develop health policy , and identify current and future information needs. In addition, they apply the science of informatics to the collection, storage, use, and ...
REVIEWS AND OPINIONS
Implementation begins for HCAC's National Quality and Safety Goals ...
The council typically achieves this goal through internationally accepted accreditation but health care organizations can benefit from the NQSG regardless of accreditation status or intent. By implementing the five goals for 2010 HCAC strives to create a common language about patient safety, identify safety issues affecting patients and implement best practices throughout the health care community. HCAC hosted a technical workshop for health care organizations participating in the NQSG. The purpose of the workshop was to introduce the requirements for the 2010 goals. This year there are 32 health care organizations registered to ... market research, surveys and trends
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A new grant from the Department of Health and Human Services’ Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) will help Medical School researchers review a disclosure and compensation model for injured patients and their families in an effort to improve safety and the quality of care. The $1.8 million grant was one of just seven demonstration grants awarded nationally. Dr. Eric Thomas , professor of internal medicine , is the principal investigator on the grant, which will investigate disclosure and compensation in the UT System over a three-year period, identify best practices for using disclosure to improve patient safety, ... market research, surveys and trends

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The possibility of a peanut allergy vaccine cannot come soon enough for a 4-year-old asthma patient who was prescribed Atrovent® (ipratropium bromide) Inhalation Aerosol. A report received through the USP Medication Errors Reporting Program describes a child's visit to a clinic for asthma symptoms. The patient's allergy to peanuts was documented in the clinic's notes, but neither the physician nor staff realized the connection to Atrovent. The prescription was filled and the child's asthma worsened resulting in admission to the local children's hospital where the child was placed on an asthma ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Dean's Message - May 15, 2010 | ASU College of Nursing and Health ...
What would each of us do in the next 3 to 5 years to improve healthcare quality and safety if we knew we could not fail? That is a key question that I continually ask myself and our faculty and students here at ASU as well as colleagues across the nation. With the recent passage of the healthcare reform bill, there will be many striking changes and challenges in our healthcare system into the future that will demand a higher level of innovation than ever before in both healthcare institutions and academic institutions that prepare health professionals. Nurse practitioners, health promotion professionals and nurse managed health ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
RELATED NEWS
A New Role for Quality in Medical Liability Reform
Earlier this month, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) announced it would be spending over $23 million to find potential solutions to the medical liability issue. It became the largest investment in malpractice reform by the federal government in at least 20 years. But is the U.S. ready to consider more ways to use quality-related methods—rather than legal briefs or court dates—to handle medical liability reform? Eric Thomas, MD, a professor of medicine at the University of Texas (UT) Houston and director of the UT Houston Memorial Hermann Center for Healthcare Quality and Safety, says now is the ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Michigan's Oakwood Healthcare Makes Further Investment in RL Solutions Software
/PRNewswire/ - RL Solutions, makers of innovative and easy-to-use healthcare quality and safety software, today announced that Oakwood Healthcare has selected RL Solutions as its partner for infection control and prevention. A long-time client, Oakwood is currently using RL Solutions products for risk management, patient feedback and medical claims management. Oakwood Healthcare System is one of the most comprehensive healthcare delivery systems in southeastern Michigan . With almost 1,300 beds, it provides care to about 1 million people in 35 communities. With all of those patients comes an increased risk for infection, which ... market trends, news research and surveys resources

INFORMATION RESOURCES

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Healthcare Quality and Safety and brings together many leaders who are actively meeting the challenge to tell us of their work and hopefully the audience ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
The Quality and Safety of Health Care in the United States A ...
A Success Story In American Health Care: Eliminating Infections & Saving Lives in Michigan | Healthreform.GOV. 1 |. The Quality and Safety of Health Care ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Health Care Quality: Improving Patient Safety by Promoting Medical ...
safety and health care quality. H.R. 663 also would have required AHRQ to ...... safety and the quality of health care. Congress and the Administration have ...
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  1. profile image rebecca_brandt RT @consultdoc: Jefferson School of Public Health now offering masters in #Healthcare Quality and Safety http://bit.ly/cDsiov #ptsafety #hcr <very cool>
  2. profile image consultdoc @nashpophealth - just saw your new masters in #Healthcare Quality and Safety. Will the @ACPE be offering this as an option?
  3. profile image SchuylerHosp By meeting national standards for healthcare quality and safety, Schuyler Hospital has earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval™.
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
Google Answers: Projected Healthcare I.T. Research Available Funds ...
I am preparing a proposal for our healthcare system to establish an office for healthcare I.T. research related to patient safety/clinical quality. In it, I would to make the statement that "according to _____, there will be an estimated ____ million dollars available from the federal government and non-profit foundations over the next ____ years." Request for Question Clarification by vitalmed-ga on 31 Dec 2003 15:51 PST Hello curiousbob-ga I want to let you know that I have the federal government figures for 2004 all set for you. We might expect the amount of funding in the following year or two to be similar. A figure for ...
Question from a Healthcare Journalist: Healthcare Construction ...
I'm writing an article on healthcare facility construction for the Western PA Hospital News. I'm looking to address these specific questions: 1. What are today's biggest trends in healthcare facility construction and design 2. Besides an aging population, why has there been an upswing in construction and design in the healthcare industry? 3. What are some of the key challenges facing healthcare administrators who are looking to renovate or build new facilities? What kind of advice can you offer to then? 4. How has healthcare construction changed since the last decade? posted 4 months ago in Health Care , Health ...