The Evolution and Revolution of Healthcare Security Trends
- Don't Start Small. Jeffries, Jane // Trustee;Jul/Aug2013, Vol. 66 Issue 7, p2
An introduction to the journal is presented in which the editor discusses commitment of hospitals featured within the issue to patient safety and better performance.
- HIT roundup. // Medical Device Daily;7/27/2011, Vol. 15 Issue 139, p4
This article reports on the plan of Avera McKennan Hospital & University Health Care in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, to increase the level of safety across its organization for patients, residents and staff.
- Building a culture of safety through team training and engagement. Thomas, Lily; Galla, Catherine // Postgraduate Medical Journal;Jul2013, Vol. 89 Issue 1053, p394
Medical errors continue to occur despite multiple strategies devised for their prevention. Although many safety initiatives lead to improvement, they are often short lived and unsustainable. Our goal was to build a culture of patient safety within a structure that optimised teamwork and ongoing...
- A safety culture key to reducing errors. // Healthcare Benchmarks & Quality Improvement;Dec2009, Vol. 16 Issue 12, p140
The article examines the key elements of a safety culture, according to Kevin Klauer, director of quality and clinical education for Emergency Medicine Physicians. Emergency department (ED) leaders have affirmed the role of a safety culture in the improvement of safety in any hospital...
- The Effect of Safety Management Systems on Continuous Improvement of Patient Safety: The Moderating Role of Safety Climate and Autonomy. NAVEH, EITAN; KATZ-NAVON, TAL; STERN, ZVI // Quality Management Journal;2011, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p54
Healthcare organizations implement safety management systems aiming to continuously improve their patients' safety. There is general agreement, however, that patient safety is still a serious problem. This study suggests that the relationship between safety management system components and...
- 10% of hospital deaths could be avoided, conference is told. Creagh, Henry // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);4/19/2008, Vol. 336 Issue 7649, p852
The article focuses on a 2008 report from Great Britain's National Health Service's Institute for Innovation and Improvement which found that ten percent of deaths in British hospitals could have been caused by deficient care. The report followed the completion of a project the institute had...
- Health care group, Leapfrog release studies on patient safety measures. Parker, Che // AHA News;1/21/2002, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p4
Reports on the release of the results of a study entitled 'The Challenge of Assessing Patient Safety in America's Hospitals,' done by the Leapfrog Group. Importance of the study; Information on the organizations who helped unveil the research; Details of the study.
- The Reality of the Hospital: Physician Leaders in Harm's Way. Mellman, Donald // Physician Executive;May/Jun2007, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p22
The author comments on the results of the Association for Clinical Pastoral Education Inc. (ACPE)'s Quality of Care Survey in 2007 concerning health care safety and quality in the U.S. He contends that most of the respondents who got frustrated were those who do not have the final...
- Safety and 'silos' don't mix TJC says in new alert. // Healthcare Benchmarks & Quality Improvement;Dec2009, Vol. 16 Issue 12, p138
The article deals with the Sentinel Event Alert from the Joint Commission (TJC) in the U.S. It stresses the importance of breaking down the barriers between financial, clinical and operational silos and having the three areas work closely together. According to emergency department (ED)...