This week’s must reads in patient safety and health care focus on the need for supporting and maintaining a culture of safety. Two items may be overlooked as the emphasis is placed (where it should) on preventing adverse events and death to the patient:
- Support the “second victim”.
- Celebrate patient safety efforts.
Our must reads for this week focus on 5 key tips, which if followed, could save a life.
As well, if you tweet about patient safety, a big “thank you” – see if your name appears below in our retweet shout outs. Read More
With two articles driving most of the discussion social media this week—a Forbes article on alarm fatigue and an announcement of FDA approval for a new treatment for deep vein thrombosis (DVT)—we wanted to highlight a few articles readers might not have seen yet.
Have a good long weekend! Read More
by Sean Power
With Patient Safety Awareness Week behind us, we’ve taken a moment to share a few of the best articles or resources. Please let us know if we missed any that you consider must-reads! Read More