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Risk Management and Patient Safety

Recent Articles

MAR 01, 2017
Boost Patient Safety: How Doctors Can Reduce Risks with Vaccinations
Physicians should always be attentive to the importance of timely vaccines against infectious diseases for patients of all ages. Whether you’re seeing patients for back-to-school immunizations or preparing adult patients for travel abroad, this article can help you assess the vaccine administration protocol in your practice to reduce risks and enhance patient safety.

MAR 01, 2017
Weekend Call Presents Unique Challenges with Surrogate Birth
Amy Wasdin, RN, CPHRM, Patient Safety Management, Department of Patient Safety and Risk Management
Communication among healthcare providers, patients, and adoptive parents is critical.

MAR 01, 2017
Job Shadowing―Observers and Volunteers in the Dental Practice
Kim Hathaway, MSN, CPHRM
Create guidelines to prevent practice risks, eliminate patient harm, and protect patient privacy.

FEB 24, 2017
Rx for Patient Safety: Ask Me 3
Victoria H. Rollins, MHA, RN, Director, Patient Safety Programs.
The Ask Me 3 program is a time-efficient, effective tool that encourages patients to participate in their healthcare by asking questions.

FEB 23, 2017
Caring for the Hospitalized Obese Patient
By Paul Nagle, ARM, CPHRM, Director of Physician Patient Safety, and Shelley Rizzo, RN, CPHRM, Patient Safety Risk Manager II.
Hospitalists and facilities can reduce potential liability when caring for obese patients by taking risk management steps, such as additional monitoring for patients with OSA.

FEB 17, 2017
Up for Review: Five Keys to Managing Online Criticism
No matter how professional and caring a doctor you may be, eventually you will face criticism on the web. Here are five keys to managing that criticism.

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