Where do patient safety and the Coronavirus cross paths?

February 27, 2020

Speaking of Coronavirus…….let’s have a conversation about where coronavirus and patient safety cross paths….. there are many directions it can go and it can lead to our raising awareness’. Please

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Association of open communication and the emotional and behavioural impact of medical error on patients and families

January 27, 2020

BMJ Quality and Safety Original research Association of open communication and the emotional and behavioural impact of medical error on patients and families: state-wide cross-sectional survey Abstract Background How openly

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One-size-fits-all approach to patient safety improvement won’t get us to the ultimate goal—zero harm

January 9, 2020

Modern Healthcare   November 09, 2019 01:00 AM   by Dr. Mark Chassin Dr. Mark Chassin is president and CEO of The Joint Commission. He was a member of the Institute of

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Why Doctors Still Offer Treatments That May Not Help

August 28, 2019

  August 28, 2019 at 7:00 am  |    Austin Frakt  |  The following originally appeared on The Upshot (copyright 2019, The New York Times Company). It also appeared in the print edition on August 15, 2019. When

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Parents of man killed on I-95 in Orangeburg while suffering schizophrenic event speak out on failure of SC first responders

August 28, 2019

WISTV.com  |  By Emily Wakeman | August 14, 2019 at 8:29 PM EDT – Updated August 14 at 9:24 PM ORANGEBURG, S.C. (WIS) – It’s been almost a year since a man died

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Purdue Pharma in talks over multibillion-dollar deal to settle more than 2,000 opioid lawsuits

August 28, 2019

The Washington Post  |  By Lenny Bernstein and Scott Higham  |  August 27 at 8:06 PM   Drugmaker Purdue Pharma is negotiating a multibillion-dollar settlement with lawyers for local and state governments that would resolve about

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The Law – “Observation Status While in the Hospital”

June 24, 2019

Observation Status has a major impact on MEDICARE beneficiaries, and others as well, yet most people don’t even know about it – at least not until they get a SURPRISE

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US Emergency Department Visits for Adverse Drug Events From Antibiotics in Children, 2011–2015

August 23, 2018

Maribeth C Lovegrove,  Andrew I Geller,  Katherine E Fleming-Dutra, Nadine Shehab,  Mathew R P Sapiano,  Daniel S Budnitz  |  Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society, piy066, https://doi.org/10.1093/jpids/piy066   Published: 23

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Hundreds protest outside Purdue Stamford HQ

August 18, 2018

Stamford Advocate  |  By Paul Schott  |   Updated 5:22 pm EDT, Friday, August 17, 2018 A protest Friday morning by several hundred activists outside the downtown Stamford headquarters of Purdue Pharma highlighted the growing

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NYU School of Medicine will provide free tuition to students

August 18, 2018

Modern Healthcare  |  By Maria Castellucci  |  August 16, 2018 NYU School of Medicine announced Thursday it will provide all current and future students full-tuition scholarships to attend medical school. The institution,

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