Kelman B. Kaiser Health News. April 29, 2022.
The APSF Committee on Technology. APSF Newsletter. 2022;37(1):7–8.
Post-acute transitions – which involve patients being discharged from the hospital to home-based or community care environments – are associated with patient safety risks, often due to poor communication and fragmented care. This primer outlines the main types of home-based care services and formal home-based care programs and how these services can increase patient safety and improve health outcomes.
This WebM&M describes an adverse event due to mislabeling or “syringe swap” in a preoperative patient. The commentary outlines several recommendations and safeguards to ensure that medications administration is safe.
Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; April 2022.
London UK: Crown Copyright; March 30, 2022. ISBN: 9781528632294.