Washington, DC: Leapfrog Group; July 2022.
ECRI and the Institute for Safe Medication Practices. September 29, 2022. 12:00pm-5:00pm (EST)
This piece focuses on the emergence and use of digital applications (apps), app-based products and devices for healthcare, and the implications for patient safety.
The focus on patient safety in the ambulatory setting was impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and appropriately shifting priorities to responding to the pandemic. This piece explores some of the core themes of patient safety in the ambulatory setting, including diagnostic safety and diagnostic errors. Ways to enhance patient safety in the ambulatory care setting and next steps in ambulatory care safety are addressed.
Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2022;365-387.
September 21, 2022. 5:00 AM – 11:00 AM (eastern).
Collaboration for Better Care. September 13, 2022, Royal Society of Medicine, London, England.
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2022.
National Patient Safety Board. 2021-2022.
This WebM&M describes a 78-year-old veteran with dementia-associated aggressive behavior who was hospitalized multiple times over several months for hypoxic respiratory failure and atrial fibrillation before being discharged to a skilled nursing facility. The advanced care planning team, in consultation with palliative care and ethics experts, determined that transition to hospice was appropriate. However, these recommendations were verbally communicated and not documented in the chart.