Narrow Results Clear All
- Communication Improvement 4
- Culture of Safety 3
- Education and Training 1
- Error Reporting and Analysis
- Human Factors Engineering 5
- Logistical Approaches
- Quality Improvement Strategies 3
- Technologic Approaches 1
- Device-related Complications 1
- Diagnostic Errors 1
- Discontinuities, Gaps, and Hand-Off Problems 2
- Identification Errors 1
- Medical Complications 1
- Medication Errors/Preventable Adverse Drug Events 5
- MRI safety 1
- Nonsurgical Procedural Complications 2
- Surgical Complications 1
- Transfusion Complications 1
Search results for "Newspaper/Magazine Article"
PA-PSRS Patient Saf Advis. September 2010;7:76-86.
Analyzing reports of diagnostic errors, this article discusses common causes and provides suggestions for physicians and patients to prevent such events.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. September 11, 2008;13:1-3.
This article discusses a medication error associated with a new smart pump system and describes strategies to prevent errors when well-established processes are changed.
May H. Salt Lake Tribune. August 18, 2008.
This article examines 2007 state health data on never events in the context of a label-related medical error that resulted in a recent death.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. November 1, 2007;12:1-3.
This article highlights numerous safety concerns surrounding investigational drugs and offers safe practice recommendations.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. October 4, 2007;12:1-2.
This article describes how errors involving potassium chloride still occur and discusses further strategies to prevent tragic mistakes with this medication.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. May 3, 2007;12:1-2.
This alert describes several incidents of heparin/insulin mix-ups and provides recommendations to prevent similar slips.
Vesely R. Inside Bay Area. December 28, 2006.
This article describes a variety of quality and safety problems in the labor and delivery ward at a large public hospital.
Rozovsky FA, Gilk TB, Latino RJ. Mater Manag Health Care. 2006;15:18-23.
This article discusses risk management in magnetic resonance imaging facilities and the use of root cause analysis to inform risk management methodologies.
Meisel Z. Slate. November 8, 2005.
In this article, an emergency medicine physician describes the work environment of emergency medical technicians and paramedics and why it is prone to error.
Ostrom CM. The Seattle Times. May 21, 2005.
This article reports how one medical center changed their preoperative procedures after a "near miss." The hospital's patient-safety approach is designed to openly identify and evaluate incidents to prevent future mistakes.