Risk Management and Patient Safety

 

Recent Articles

Sep 09, 2019
Tackling Physician Burnout Requires Unprecedented Leadership
To address physician burnout, executive leaders must be armed with the courage to lead and an organizational commitment to change.

Sep 09, 2019
Real-World Strategies for Physician Burnout
We asked members who participated our physician burnout seminars to tell us about actions they’ve taken to counteract burnout. Learn about real-world strategies they’ve implemented.

Sep 04, 2019
FDA Advisory on BIOCELL Textured Breast Implants
The FDA has requested a voluntary recall of Allergan's Natrelle BIOCELL textured breast implants.

Aug 27, 2019
Electronic Health Records Continue to Lead to Medical Malpractice Suits
We analyzed 216 medical malpractice claims that closed from 2010 to 2018 in which EHRs contributed to patient injury. The pace of these claims grew, from a low of seven cases in 2010 to an average of 22.5 cases per year in 2017 and 2018. As EHRs approach near-universal adoption, they may become a more prevalent source of patient safety risk.

Aug 15, 2019
Obstetrics and Gynecology: Frequently Asked Patient Safety Questions
Cynthia Morrison, RN, CPPS, Senior Patient Safety Risk Manager
Our experts answer questions about topics in obstetrics and gynecology, including cesarean delivery on maternal request and screening mammograms.

Aug 13, 2019
Reduce Patient Safety Risks with Vaccinations
Debbie Hill, MBA, RN, Senior Patient Safety Risk Manager, and Lisa McCorkle, MSN, CPHRM, Senior Patient Safety Risk Manager
Whether seeing patients for back-to-school immunizations or preparing adult patients for travel abroad, this article can help doctors assess the vaccine administration protocol in their practice to reduce risks and enhance patient safety.

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