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- Human Factors Engineering 7
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- Quality Improvement Strategies 8
- Specialization of Care
- Teamwork 3
- Technologic Approaches 4
- Alert fatigue 1
- Device-related Complications 2
- Diagnostic Errors 1
- Discontinuities, Gaps, and Hand-Off Problems 2
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- Medication Safety 9
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Search results for "Specialized Teams"
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Ross C. STAT. May 13, 2019.
Nuisance alarms, interruptions, and insufficient staff availability can hinder effective monitoring and response to acute patient deterioration. This news article reports on how hospital logistics centers are working toward utilizing artificial intelligence to improve clinician response to alarms by proactively identifying hospitalized patients at the highest risk for heart failure to trigger emergency response teams when their condition rapidly declines.
Laposata M. The Pathologist. September 2017;(34):18-27.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. February 9, 2011;16:1-3.
This piece discusses medication errors during emergency resuscitations and outlines risk-reduction strategies.
PA-PSRS Patient Saf Advis. March 2009;6:16-19.
This article discusses strategies to ensure safe transitions for patients between hospital departments. These strategies include transport team development, use of standardized communication tools, and educational programming for unlicensed health care personnel.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. August 28, 2008;13:1-3.
This article describes dosing errors associated with improper concentration programming of patient controlled analgesia (PCA) pumps and provides recommendations for preventing future errors.
Landro L. Wall Street Journal. July 11, 2007:D1.
This article reports on hospitals that are creating dedicated teams of experts who have the skills to perform risky medical procedures.
ED Manag. 2011;23:78-80.
Huff C. Trustee. 2011 May;64:13-16, 1.
This piece discusses rapid response teams and the differing opinions among health care providers regarding their effectiveness in improving patient safety.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. April 8, 2010;15:1-3.
Landro L. Wall Street Journal. September 1, 2009:D2.
This column explains that some hospitals now afford patients and families the right to summon an immediate clinical response to a patient's worsening condition.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. March 12, 2009;14:1-3.
This article provides screening, dosing, and monitoring recommendations for using basal opioid infusions and patient-controlled analgesia (PCA) in patients at risk for developing respiratory depression.
Daner WE, Gosselin RC, Raschke R, Vanderveen T. Patient Saf Qual Healthcare. January/February 2009;6:20-25.
This article explains safety challenges commonly associated with heparin, a high-alert medication, and outlines how hospitals and clinicians can prevent these errors.
Wang SS. Washington Post. September 4, 2007;Health section:1.
This article discusses the advent of rapid response teams and describes how several hospitals have empowered patients or their families to initiate them.
Meyers S. Trustee. January 2007;60:6-10.
This article shares safety and quality initiatives implemented by several health care organizations in conjunction with the 100K Lives Campaign goals.
Newsweek. October 16, 2006:44-68, 72.
This "Health for Life" series features 10 case studies about patient safety and quality improvement efforts as well as several short articles on safety-related topics such as disclosure and computerizing medical care.
Berwick DM, Leape LL. Newsweek. October 16, 2006:70-71.
As part of the "Health for Life" series, Drs. Berwick and Leape discuss the notion of completely eliminating medical errors and share stories about several hospitals' efforts to raise safety standards.
Dahlen GM, Benz BA. Healthc Exec. July-August 2006;21:28-32,34.
The authors list ten points for hospital executives to keep in mind when implementing a rapid response team initiative.
P-I Staff and News Services. Seattle Post-Intelligencer. June 15, 2006:A1.
This article article reports on the results of the the 100,000 Lives Campaign.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. June 1, 2006:1-2.
This article discusses one hospital's initiative to empower patients and their families to call for a rapid response team if they feel it is necessary.
Hua V. San Francisco Chronicle. February 17, 2006:B6.
This article reports on a study conducted by the Discrimination Research Center that found non-English speakers were not connected to a staff member who spoke the language in about half of calls to the emergency department.