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Risk Management and Patient Safety

Recent Articles

MAY 22, 2017
Good Communication Improves Patient Care
Donald Wood, CRNA, CPHRM, Patient Safety/Risk Manager

MAY 22, 2017
MACRA Is a Marathon, Not a Sprint: How to Get Started Now
Physicians and practice managers may feel as if they’re being left at the starting line, there is still time to get in the MACRA race. This article has tips no matter where you are in the process.

MAY 03, 2017
Guide to Patient Safety and Reducing Liability in Obstetrics and Gynecology
This topic-based guide to reducing liability in obstetrics and gynecology is an essential reference for obstetricians, gynecologists, family practitioners, and advanced practice providers who are actively involved in delivering women’s healthcare.

APR 20, 2017
The Opioid Epidemic: Resources and Insights
The dramatic increase in opioid use over the past few decades has resulted in an opioid-related epidemic of addiction and death. These expert resources, including data analysis that shines a light on trends in opioid claims, can help address this important issue.

APR 17, 2017
Prescribing Opioids Safely: How to Have Difficult Patient Conversations
Drug overdose is the leading cause of accidental death in the U.S., and opioids account for over 60 percent of those deaths. Building a strong doctor-patient rapport can help facilitate tough conversations with patients about opioid prescriptions and reduce risks that could lead to malpractice suits.

APR 10, 2017
Latex Precautions in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Roseanne Cain, BSN, LHRM, Patient Safety Risk Manager II, Department of Patient Safety and Risk Management
Recognizing latex allergies is an important patient safety precaution.

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