Baby proofing

Hendrich, Ann
May 2011
Modern Healthcare;5/2/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 18, p27
Trade Publication
The author discusses how Ascension Health seek to reduce and eliminate preventable injuries and deaths during the birthing process. Under its medical liability initiative, Ascension has launched Excellence in Obstetrics in five of its sites that prepare birthing teams to handle crisis events rapidly and change how medical liability is managed if a serious safety event occurs. Even if unanticipated outcomes cannot be undone, staff at Ascension work to ensure that the same failure mode that contributed to the event are not repeated.


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