Blood Clots

Safety Recommendations Address Blood Clot Prevention for Pregnant Mothers: Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety Presentation at National Perinatal Association Conference

The Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety presented a draft of safety recommendations targeting venous thromboembolism (commonly referred to as blood clots) for women having cesarean and vaginal delivery, and the extension of prophylaxis post discharge.

According to the CDC, the maternal death rate in the U.S. has more than doubled since 1987. Read More

Blood Clots

Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety Announces Formation of Safety Checklist Group for VTE Patient Safety

The Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety (PPAHS) announced the formation of a group of renowned health experts to assist in the development of a safety checklist targeting the prevention of venous thromboembolism (VTE) in maternal patients (antepartum, intrapartum, and postpartum). Read More

Patient Safety Awareness Week 2013
Patient Stories, Respiratory Compromise

Patient Safety Awareness Week Roundup: Must-Read Articles from Safety Advocates

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