ECRI Institute recently released its report, “Top Ten Technology Hazards for 2016” which provides a list of technology hazards that may cause patient injury or death.
This week’s must-reads feature articles about multiple patient safety touchpoints, from an inspiring article about Catherine Zalewski, a 33-year-old mother of two, former Mrs. New Jersey and certified personal trainer, and two-time stroke survivor who is raising awareness for World Stroke Day, to a new report that pharmacist intervention can help reduce readmissions through postdischarge outreach phone calls.
The theme of this week’s must-reads is that patient safety can and is being improved at multiple touchpoints.
Preventable errors continue to put patients in danger at hospitals across the United States.
This week’s must-reads center on Massachusetts, where commentators are buzzing about whether the frequency of medical errors is increasing or declining after a new report on preventable mistakes in the state. Read More