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root cause analysis in healthcare

Developing an Effective Root Cause Analysis in Healthcare

How can healthcare organizations develop an effective root cause analysis in healthcare? Read on to learn how your organization can improve outcomes...

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Fall Prevention for Elderly Living Communities

Fall prevention for elderly is crucial, as falls in older adults are the third leading cause of chronic disability, and a recent study published by...

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6 Benefits of Incident Reporting in Healthcare

Incident reporting is an essential responsibility of healthcare organizations to improve patient safety and quality care today. When done well,...

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 Quality and Risk Management Healthcare

A Collaborative Approach: Quality and Risk Management Healthcare

With rapidly evolving patient needs, growing regulatory requirements, and new technological advances, it is now increasingly important for quality...

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What is a Just Culture in Healthcare?

First used in healthcare in a 2001 report by David Marx, the definition of just culture is a system of shared accountability in which organizations...

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How to Improve Patient Safety with a Good Catch Program

A good catch program is an action-oriented program that uses incentives to encourage an increase in near miss reporting. By implementing a good catch...

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Improving Patient Safety

Improving Patient Safety: How to Tackle Inaccurate Medication Lists

Medication errors can have serious consequences for patients, including hospitalizations, longer stays, and even death. One common cause of...

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5 Examples of Good Catches in Healthcare & How to Implement a Near Miss Campaign

Learn how to recognize common examples of good catches in healthcare that prevent harm before it reaches the patient.

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Hand Hygiene and Infection Control

Tackling the Challenge of Hand Hygiene and Infection Control

The Center for Disease Control estimates that on any given day, 1 in 31 hospital patients has an HAI or healthcare-associated infection.1 Up to 70...

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Medication Errors: Why We Must Look Beyond the “Five Rights”

Medication errors are a widespread concern in healthcare, and they can have severe consequences for patients. The five rights of medication...

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