Patient Safety

The S.A.F.E.T.Y. First initiative at Valley View | 6/27/2020

At Valley View, patient safety is the foundation of all our efforts which is why, in 2016, we began our journey to become a high reliability organization (HRO). HROs are organizations that operate in high risk and complex industries – such as air travel and healthcare – and maintain a high level of safety over long periods of time. In order to accomplish this, HROs have systems in place to support their …

小兒科醫師顧加護病房16或是24小時班所犯錯誤比較 (ROSTERS Study Group) | 6/27/2020

Effect on Patient Safety of a Resident Physician Schedule without 24-Hour Shifts List of authors. (ROSTERS Study Group) https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1900669?query=pfw&jwd=000012994502&jspc=NEP 令人驚訝的是:16小時一班(intervention group)比24小時一班(control group)所犯錯誤還多! Resident physicians made more serious errors during the intervention schedules than during the control schedules (97.1 vs. 79.0 per 1000 patient-days; relative risk, 1.53; 95% confidence interval …

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McLaren Port Huron Recognized by Healthgrades with Patient Safety Excellence Award | 6/27/2020

McLaren Port Huron Recognized by Healthgrades with Patient Safety Excellence Award Mich.— Healthgrades, the leading source that connects consumers, physicians and health systems, awarded McLaren Port Huron with a 2020 Patient Safety Excellence Award. Released annually, Healthgrades’ Patient Safety Excellence Award recognizes hospitals that have the lowest occurrences of 14 preventable patient safety events. Inclusion on the list places McLaren Port Huron among the top 10 percent of acute care …

30 Most Nurse-Friendly Hospitals in the United States | 6/27/2020

… America for an amazing 21 successive years. This Magnet-accredited hospital – which was founded in 1889 – uses unit-based committees of nurses to help make a difference on issues such as performance enhancement and patient safety . It is even able to accommodate those who wish to use their skills and knowledge overseas. The best part about this hospital is that they are running most of their equipment using green energy …

New York Nursing Homes in Crisis During COVID-19 Pandemic | 6/27/2020

… which represents medical professionals working in nursing homes, stated, “We find the New York state advisory to be over-reaching, not consistent with science, unenforceable, and beyond all, not in the least consistent with patient safety principles.” 3 In response to this criticism, Gov. Cuomo stated, “They don’t have a right to object. That is the rule and that is the regulation, and they have to comply with that. If …

Prime Healthcare Honored With More Healthgrades’ 2020 Patient Safety Excellence Award Than Any Other Health System™ for Five Consecutive Years | Globe Newswire | 6/26/2020

Ontario, Calif., Prime Healthcare announced today that 36 of its hospitals in 13 states are recipients of the Healthgrades 2020 Patient Safety Excellence Award TM . With this recognition, Prime Healthcare has more Patient Safety Excellence Award recipients for five consecutive years (2016-2020) than any other health system in the country. The distinction places 26 of Prime Healthcare’s hospitals in the top 5% and 10 others in the top 10% of …

CluePoints Launches Powerful Business Intelligence Platform | 6/26/2020

… and allows Sponsor and CRO users to explore areas of interest in one integrated business intelligence system. The powerful analytics tool allows users to confidently certify the quality and integrity of data whilst ensuring patient safety and regulatory compliance. Learn how the BEYOND business intelligence platform can help you reach your clinical trial goals here. Francois Torche, Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer of CluePoints comments, “We are very excited to …

Huawei pilots 5G unmanned vehicle in Thailand smart hospital | 6/26/2020

… industry. Such technology can replace manpower in logistics services as it can operate in complex environments. The autonomous car offers safe, convenient and cost-effective solutions while reducing workload for healthcare worker and improving patient safety . The 5G technology integration will then be progressively applied in the national health system for Smart Hospital transformation in near future. “The NBTC has been utilizing 5G technology with remote medical services by connecting …

Impact of COVID-19 Outbreak on Medical Document Management Systems Market 2020 | 6/26/2020

… the retention costs of medical records.These systems manage patient information and facilitate clinicians and administrators’ decision making in treatment and hospitalization procedures. These systems facilitate workflow and improve the quality of patient care and patient safety . It eliminates paper-based processes in health care organizations. Additionally, medical document management systems help health care organizations to automate admission forms, insurance cards, insurance claims, invoices, and laboratory results. Based on Product, medical …

Closing the Electronic Health Record Usability Gap | Bill of Health | 6/26/2020

… practicing physicians, reports satisfaction as failing (a “F” grade). In this piece, we explore the likely reasons for this discrepancy and propose a path forward. Introduction Electronic health records (EHRs) offer tremendous benefits for patient safety , communication, and care coordination. However, the usability of EHRs, defined as the extent to which this technology can be used efficiently, effectively, and satisfactorily, continues to frustrate physicians. Poor EHR usability contributes to physician …

catlogicdefiesall:Close the place down and imprison the child abusers running it.gcdk:Staff concerns… | 6/26/2020

… with staff as part of the review. NHS gender clinic ‘should have challenged me more’Transgender patients self-medicating over NHS waits The Trust said it had not identified any immediate issues in relation to patient safety or the overall approach taken by the gender identity service (GIDS), yet in the transcripts clinicians claim child protection and safeguarding concerns were “shut down”. In the transcripts, staff are damning in their assessment …

New Perspectives on How COVID-19 is Affecting Patient Safety | 6/26/2020

HARRISBURG, Pa. , June 26, What are the long-term impacts of the stress COVID-19 is placing on clinicians, hospitals, and patients? The June 2020 issue of Patient Safety sheds light on the topic and offers positive solutions through a frank interview with thought leaders, an expert’s essay, and a look at pandemic–related events at acute care hospitals throughout Pennsylvania . Clinicians in Crisis Continue Reading (PRNewsfoto/Patient Safety Authority …

Dave’s Virtual Walk Across America for Healthcare Safety Gains Momentum in Denver, Continuing to Shed Light on Patient and Health Worker Safety as Pandemic Numbers Rise | Malvern Daily Record | 6/26/2020

This weekend, the Patient Safety Movement Foundation’s CEO Dr. Dave Mayer will continue his next leg of Dave’s Virtual Walk Across America for Healthcare Safety in Denver, Colorado. Having already completed 860 miles this year, Dr. Mayer continues to raise awareness of patient and health worker safety with this next leg of his journey. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200626005345/en …

CVMC launches advanced tech in COVID-19 screening process | 6/26/2020

Central Vermont Medical Center Hospital Entrants’ Body Temperatures Now Read by Thermal Camera to Enhance Patient Safety and Convenience Vermont Business Magazine The Central Vermont Medical Center announced today that patients, visitors, and staff entering its main hospital will now have their body temperature read by a thermal imaging camera. Since March 21, anybody entering a CVMC facility is required to pass a temperature screening due to COVID-19 concerns …

NYSNA Nurses at St. E’s to Picket for Safe Patient Care Monday; Public Welcome | 6/26/2020

… staffing crisis and leaving the Utica community more vulnerable to the COVID-19 pandemic. Many laid off nurses are now returning to St. Elizabeth’s and finding understaffing that poses a threat to nurse and patient safety , closed units that are critical for providing care to the community, and a concerning lack of safety protocols to mitigate the COVID-19 crisis. The number of COVID-19 cases in the Mohawk Valley …

Engaging the Board in Patient Safety Goals | 6/26/2020

Engaging the Board in Patient Safety Goals Feature Maggie Van Dyke By Topic: Safety Quality Governance Board Roles and Responsibilities Over the past few decades, many hospitals and health systems have invested significant time and resources in building and reinforcing quality improvement and patient safety programs. This has led to declines in some medical error rates. For instance, central line-associated blood stream infections dropped by 50 percent between 2008 …

The Promise and Practice of a Just Culture | 6/26/2020

… someone gets hurt. See a problem? Call it out. Evidence suggests it’s an environment many healthcare organizations still struggle to embrace. Since launching in 2004, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality’s Surveys on Patient Safety Culture have found nonpunitive responses to errors to be the top area for improvement. The 2018 survey found that more than half of staff respondents believe event reports are held against them and kept …

Hospital survey results reflect anxiety about noncoronavirus care | 6/26/2020

… and reassure them they can safely seek needed procedures and evaluations. The Greater Baltimore Medical Center surveyed about 300 people in its primary service area, said Carolyn Candiello, GBMC’s vice president for quality and patient safety . Twenty-six percent of respondents indicated they were “very concerned” about returning, and 36% said they were “fairly concerned.” Candiello said there were no observed differences between respondents according to their race, sex or …

CPOE Systems: Benefits and Risks of e-Prescribing and Test Ordering | 6/26/2020

… to mistakes, and fraud. The next section will dig deeper into the advantages brought by CPOE. CPOE benefits E-prescribing and electronic test ordering drive a lot of improvements in terms of efficiency and patient safety . The most widely mentioned benefits of using CPOE are elimination of lost orders; avoidance of ambiguities caused by illegible handwriting; prevention of medication errors. According to the Leapfrog hospital survey , so-called adverse drug …

A Safe Place to Receive Care | 6/26/2020

A Safe Place to Receive Care By Palms West Hospital Achieves Healthgrades 2020 Patient Safety Excellence Award TM Palms West Hospital in the top 5% in the Nation for Patient Safety Loxahatchee, Florida, June 18, 2020 – Palms West Hospital announced today that it is a recipient of the Healthgrades 2020 Patient Safety Excellence Award TM . This distinction places Palms West Hospital among the top 5% of all short-term acute …

Patient Safety and Risk Management Software Market worth USD 2.2 billion by 2024 | 6/26/2020

… in Biotech , Healthcare , Pharmaceuticals // 0 Comments CITY, Country, 2020-Jun-26 — /EPR Network/ — The rising need to curtail healthcare costs, increasing incidences of medical errors & hospital-acquired infections, and growing government initiatives to improve patient safety and patient outcomes are key drivers of patient safety and risk management solutions market. What the Patient Safety and Risk Management Market Looks Like? The patient safety and risk management solutions market is estimated …

Nurses’ perceptions of patient safety culture: a mixed-methods study | 6/26/2020

There are relatively few qualitative studies concerning patient safety culture. Methods We aimed to explore patient safety culture as perceived by the nursing staff in two public hospitals in Catalonia, Spain. A mixed-methods design was employed using a questionnaire, in-depth interviews, and non-participant observations. Results Sixty-two percent of the nursing staff rated patient safety as “Acceptable” but was not higher because of work pressure and lack …

Pharmaceutical Glass Packaging Market - Growth, Trends, Forecasts (2020 - 2025) | Yahoo News | 6/25/2020

… filling organizations, and research laboratories to receive Bormioli Pharma’s proprietary primary containers in Ompi’s (Stevanato) industry-recognized EZ-fill secondary packaging configuration.? - January 2020 - Gerresheimer launched Gx Elite top-quality injection vials for greater patient safety . These high-end tubular glass vials are Gerresheimers’ response to increasingly stringent customer demands and expectations on the pharmaceutical market, including greater demands for patient safety . ? Reasons to Purchase this report: - The market estimate …

Nurses to Hold Rally at St. Bernardine Medical Center on Patient Safety and PPE Issues | 6/25/2020

Registered nurses at Dignity Health St. Bernardine Medical Center in San Bernardino, Calif. will hold a rally on Thursday, June 25 to address patient safety issues and to describe the current conditions inside the facility, announced California Nurses Association/National Nurses United. Nurses are deeply concerned over the lack of personal protective equipment (PPE) and the dangerous practice of reusing PPE, which each affect safe patient care. “We are members …

Global Patient Safety and Risk Management Software System Market COVID-19 Impact, Size, Status and Forecast 2020-2026 | 6/25/2020

Content Marketing & Distribution News Release Broadcast What We Do Newsroom Contact Us Global Patient Safety and Risk Management Software System Market COVID-19 Impact, Size, Status and Forecast 2020-2026 WiseGuyReports.com adds “Global Patient Safety and Risk Management Software System Market Research Report 2020 Analysis and Forecast 2026” reports to its database. Pune, India – June 24, 2020 /MarketersMedia/ — Patient Safety and Risk Management Software System Market: Executive Summary The report lays …

American Hospital Association

Rush University Medical Center Reopens Elective Surgery And Outpatient Services | Yahoo News | 5/14/2020

… like heart attack and stroke,” said Dr. Ranga Krishnan , CEO of Rush University System for Health. “At one point, the American Hospital Association had observed a 25% decrease in 911 heart attack calls and a … a demonstrated track record of success for quality outcomes and patient safety, that informed its COVID-19 preparedness , as well as the reintroduction of elective procedures. “Throughout this crisis, Rush has treated COVID patients while …

COVID-19

Rush University Medical Center Reopens Elective Surgery And Outpatient Services | 5/14/2020

Leader in “New Normal” for Safe, High-Quality Care CHICAGO , May 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – The spread of COVID-19 across the city of Chicago enabled Rush University Medical Center to demonstrate its unique position as … a demonstrated track record of success for quality outcomes and patient safety, that informed its COVID-19 preparedness , as well as the reintroduction of elective procedures. “Throughout this crisis, Rush has treated COVID patients while …

Food and Drug Administration

QuVa Pharma® Prepared For Increased Output Of Sterile Compounding Of Essential Medicines For COVID-19 Crisis | 5/13/2020

SUGAR LAND, Texas QuVa Pharma, Inc. confirms its ability to provide essential medicines on shortage for the treatment of critically ill COVID-19 patients given the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) announcement of the “Temporary Policy for Compounding of Certain Drugs for Hospitalized Patients by Outsourcing Facilities During the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency” , as well as the Drug Enforcement Agency’s (DEA) steps to increase quota on controlled substances. QuVa …

Infection Prevention

Clean Hands Have Never Mattered More | Globe Newswire | 5/5/2020

May 05, 2020 08:00 ET Source: Canadian Patient Safety Institute photo-release Clean hands have never mattered more. Clean hands have never mattered more. OTTAWA, May 05, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – “COVID-19 is a serious … Safety Institute. Partners include the Public Health Agency of Canada, Infection Prevention Control Canada, Patients for Patient Safety Canada, Public Health Ontario, Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement, Health Standards Organization, Alberta Health Services, Winnipeg Regional …

Patient Engagement

Clean Hands Have Never Mattered More | Globe Newswire | 5/5/2020

May 05, 2020 08:00 ET Source: Canadian Patient Safety Institute photo-release Clean hands have never mattered more. Clean hands have never mattered more. OTTAWA, May 05, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – “COVID-19 is a serious … CPSI is a WHO Collaborating Centre for Patient Safety and Patient Engagement. The Canadian Patient Safety Institute would like to thank our STOP! Clean Your Hands Day sponsor GOJO Industries, Inc. for their generous support …

ACOs

CMS removes COVID-19 inpatient treatment from ACO performance calculations | Healthcare Finance | 5/2/2020

… participation in the program for 2020. The interim final rule is to help mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on ACOs in advance of the deadline for the organizations to leave MSSP without financial penalty … hospitals say accountability, transparency key to surviving fallout from failing patient safety grades When Leapfrog released their Spring 2016 patient safety grades recently, 15 hospitals got slapped with a very public ‘F’ grade casting a …

Pediatric Care

HHS awards $20 million to increase telehealth access | Healthcare Finance | 5/2/2020

… and Child Health Bureau awarded a total of $15 million to four recipients. They are: The American Academy of Pediatrics – Pediatric Care in Illinois, which received $6 million; the Association of Maternal and Child Health … hospitals say accountability, transparency key to surviving fallout from failing patient safety grades When Leapfrog released their Spring 2016 patient safety grades recently, 15 hospitals got slapped with a very public ‘F’ grade casting a …

Rural Health

HHS awards $20 million to increase telehealth access | Healthcare Finance | 5/2/2020

HRSA’s Federal Office of Rural Health Policy awarded $5 million to help develop cross-state licensure for clinicians. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services , through the Health Resources and Services Administration , has awarded … hospitals say accountability, transparency key to surviving fallout from failing patient safety grades When Leapfrog released their Spring 2016 patient safety grades recently, 15 hospitals got slapped with a very public ‘F’ grade casting a …

Department of Health and Human Services

HHS awards $20 million to increase telehealth access | 5/2/2020

… HRSA’s Federal Office of Rural Health Policy awarded $5 million to help develop cross-state licensure for clinicians. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services , through the Health Resources and Services Administration , has awarded … hospitals say accountability, transparency key to surviving fallout from failing patient safety grades When Leapfrog released their Spring 2016 patient safety grades recently, 15 hospitals got slapped with a very public ‘F’ grade casting a …

Medicaid

CMS removes COVID-19 inpatient treatment from ACO performance calculations | 5/2/2020

… is extending the mitigation of shared losses back to January 2020. Susan Morse , Managing Editor The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has released an interim final rule to remove spending associated with COVID-19 … hospitals say accountability, transparency key to surviving fallout from failing patient safety grades When Leapfrog released their Spring 2016 patient safety grades recently, 15 hospitals got slapped with a very public ‘F’ grade casting a …

Medicare

CMS removes COVID-19 inpatient treatment from ACO performance calculations | 5/2/2020

… interim rule is extending the mitigation of shared losses back to January 2020. Susan Morse , Managing Editor The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has released an interim final rule to remove spending associated with … hospitals say accountability, transparency key to surviving fallout from failing patient safety grades When Leapfrog released their Spring 2016 patient safety grades recently, 15 hospitals got slapped with a very public ‘F’ grade casting a …

ACO

CMS removes COVID-19 inpatient treatment from ACO performance calculations | Healthcare Finance | 5/2/2020

… participation in the program for 2020. The interim final rule is to help mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on ACOs in advance of the deadline for the organizations to leave MSSP without financial penalty … hospitals say accountability, transparency key to surviving fallout from failing patient safety grades When Leapfrog released their Spring 2016 patient safety grades recently, 15 hospitals got slapped with a very public ‘F’ grade casting a …

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

CMS removes COVID-19 inpatient treatment from ACO performance calculations | Healthcare Finance | 5/2/2020

The interim rule is extending the mitigation of shared losses back to January 2020. Susan Morse , Managing Editor The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has released an interim final rule to remove spending associated … hospitals say accountability, transparency key to surviving fallout from failing patient safety grades When Leapfrog released their Spring 2016 patient safety grades recently, 15 hospitals got slapped with a very public ‘F’ grade casting a …

CDC

ProBeat: Why surveillance drones may become a staple of daily life | VentureBeat | 5/1/2020

… see drones flying in the sky doing health measurements. From a public safety perspective, it’s a bit more like, the CDC or World Health say “Hey, we got an issue happening here, and we need … profession, it’s a whole bunch more about employee safety and patient safety. In the public safety law enforcement spaces, it’s all about protecting the public and how do we how do we address it if …

Community Health

Community news: Will County Health Department hits the road with virus testing | Chicago Tribune | 4/30/2020

… the road with virus testing By Daily Southtown staff Daily Southtown Apr 30, 2020 5:16 PM Will County Health Department Community Health Center staffers prepare for a day of coronavirus testing on the road for … Hospital in New Lenox has been awarded an “A” for patient safety from The Leapfrog Group, an independent national watchdog organization driven by employers and other purchasers of health care. The designation recognizes Silver Cross …

Virginia Commonwealth University

IHI and DAISY Foundation Honor Nursing Professionals | Business Wire | 4/30/2020

BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Apr 30, 2020– The Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) and the DAISY Foundation have announced the recipients of the 2020 DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses in Patient Safety, presented in collaboration with the Institute for Healthcare Improvement. Shelly Brown, MSN, RN, SANE-A, Clinical Nurse V, Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Medical Center, has earned the individual award. The Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU) at South Texas Veterans …

Clinical Research

The Radiosurgery Society® Announces the Newest Members of its RSS Sponsorship Alliance | PRWeb | 4/29/2020

… the RSS welcomes sponsoring organizations as partners. The RSS Sponsorship Alliance champions the evolution of science and research clinical practices, patient safety and efficacy, technological innovations and global adoption of SRS/SBRT techniques. Sponsors join … and research through participation in the RSSearch® Patient Registry and Clinical Research Committee, along with access to educational resources and online communities. The RSS offers opportunities for Continuing Education for their institution, such as live …

Medication Adherence

Virtual Clinic to Help Atrial Fibrillation (Afib) Patients During COVID-19 Crisis Launched by Physician-Patient Alliance for Health and Safety | Business Wire | 4/23/2020

… healthcare providers in the current COVID-19 crisis, but it has important additional benefits. Telemonitoring has been shown to improve medication adherence in Afib patients, and research shows that some virtual clinics have been shown … Alliance for Health and Safety An internationally ranked top-100 patient safety organization, Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety is a national advocacy force for addressing patient health and safety priorities that are shared by …

Telehealth

Virtual Clinic to Help Atrial Fibrillation (Afib) Patients During COVID-19 Crisis Launched by Physician-Patient Alliance for Health and Safety | Business Wire | 4/23/2020

… current COVID-19 conditions, patients face the burdens of social distancing and increased difficulty in reaching clinicians busy with emergencies. Telehealth has proven essential in addressing patients’ pressing health needs and ensuring good patient-to … Alliance for Health and Safety An internationally ranked top-100 patient safety organization, Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety is a national advocacy force for addressing patient health and safety priorities that are shared by …

American Heart Association

Virtual Clinic to Help Atrial Fibrillation (Afib) Patients During COVID-19 Crisis Launched by Physician-Patient Alliance for Health and Safety | Business Wire | 4/23/2020

… lines. The CV Virtual Clinic and Virtual Patient Care will also use the efforts, involvement, and/or resources of the American Heart Association , AC Forum , Heart Rhythm Society , StopAfib.org , Mended Hearts , and Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses … Alliance for Health and Safety An internationally ranked top-100 patient safety organization, Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety is a national advocacy force for addressing patient health and safety priorities that are shared by …

National Institutes of Health

Science 37® Partners with Advarra to Expedite Virtual Trial Research for COVID-19 | PR Newswire | 4/21/2020

… with COVID-19 protocols and provides priority review for these studies, can help sponsors make the necessary adjustments to ensure patient safety.” The virtual research model has become the standard of clinical research in the … IBC-ready model that can help sites register with the National Institutes of Health and reduce start-up time. These capabilities, when combined with the proprietary platform and virtual trial expertise of Science 37, enable …

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Beyond CLABSI and CAUTI: broadening our vision of patient safety | 4/20/2020

… associated urinary tract infection (CAUTI). The paper’s introduction helpfully informs readers of the context. Prior projects funded by the US Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) have reported well-known successes for both these … an implementation challenge. The question, though, 20 years into the patient safety movement, is how far to pursue such implementation challenges. CLABSI and CAUTI constitute very narrow targets. We still have other healthcare-acquired infections …

Biotech

Oncolytics Biotech® Updates Clinical Development and Operations Activities During the COVID-19 Pandemic | PR Newswire | 4/18/2020

SAN DIEGO, California and CALGARY, Alberta , April 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – Oncolytics Biotech ® Inc. (NASDAQ: ONCY ) (TSX: ONC), currently developing pelareorep, an intravenously delivered immuno-oncolytic virus, today provided an update on the potential impact of … Guidance for Industry, Investigators, and Institutional Review Boards” to ensure patient safety and the appropriate use of healthcare resources. About Pelareorep Pelareorep is a non-pathogenic, proprietary isolate of the unmodified reovirus: a first-in …

Medical Errors

Obstetrical safety indicators for preventing hospital harms in low risk births: a scoping review protocol | 4/17/2020

… identifiable, modifiable cause of harm’. 2 Preventable harms that occur during hospital stays can also be known as hospital harms, patient safety incidents, hospital adverse events or hospital errors. The Canadian Institute for Health Information … aspects of care that relate to preventable harms caused by medical errors. This can be challenging because it is not always clear which indicators should be used and there are variations in practice and outcomes …

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Prevalence of occupational exposure and its influence on job satisfaction among Chinese healthcare workers: a large-sample, cross-sectional study | BMJ | 4/17/2020

… hospital managers should undertake more measures to address the hidden physical and psychosocial injuries to HCWs by referring to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration established in the USA, which promotes the occupational health of … practice, and actively protect themselves while ensuring care quality and patient safety. Third, hospital administrators should advocate for the establishment of a more complete system of remedial measures for substantive injuries after occupational exposure (needlestick …

Imprivata

Tausight Appoints Healthcare Veteran Dave Dickinson as Chief Executive Officer | PR Newswire | 5/12/2020

BOSTON Founded by David Ting , the cofounder and former CTO of Imprivata, patient data security startup Tausight announced today that Dave Dickinson has been named the company’s Chief Executive Officer and Board Director. An award … is the foundation of patient trust and the cornerstone of patient safety. With healthcare now undergoing profound transformation, with an explosion of endpoints and new vulnerabilities associated with increased demand for virtual care, Tausight’s innovation …

Walmart Health

CSSHealth Welcomes Colleen Jones as VP for Pharmacy Services. CSSHealth Clinical Pharmacist Appointed to Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy’s (AMCP) Pharmacy Relations Committee. | Markets Insider | Business Insider | 5/9/2020

… Walmart’s corporate office, where she helped build and led their Patient Safety Organization (PSO) and most recently provided leadership on the Controlled Substance Compliance team. In her new position as Vice President of Pharmacy Services, she will provide sales, business development and clinical leadership during this time of rapid company growth. Ms. Jones has a broad background including Pharma, Retail Pharmacy Ownership, Medicare and Medicaid Program Integrity, Quality Improvement, Opioid …

CPSI

Clean Hands Have Never Mattered More | Globe Newswire | 5/5/2020

May 05, 2020 08:00 ET Source: Canadian Patient Safety Institute photo-release Clean hands have never mattered more. Clean hands have never mattered more. OTTAWA, May 05, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – “COVID-19 is a serious … says CEO Chris Power of the Canadian Patient Safety Institute (CPSI). “This effort has never been as important as it is now. We want to thank the World Health Organization, the Public Health Agency of …

Novartis

Edited Transcript of NOVN.VX earnings conference call or presentation 28-Apr-20 11:00am GMT | Yahoo News | 5/2/2020

Q1 2020 Novartis AG Earnings Call Basel May 2, 2020 (Thomson StreetEvents) – Edited Transcript of Novartis AG earnings conference call or presentation Tuesday, April 28, 2020 at 11:00:00am GMT TEXT version of Transcript Corporate Participants … are guiding us in what we’re doing. The first is patient safety. And for us, this is paramount. And the second is transparency with the regulators, prescribers and all stakeholders. The initial investigation is being …

Omnicell

Omnicell to Hold Virtual 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders | Business & Finance | manchestertimes.com | Business Wire | 5/1/2020

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May 1, 2020– Omnicell, Inc. (NASDAQ: OMCL), a leading provider of medication management solutions and adherence tools for healthcare systems and pharmacies, today announced that due to the public health … operational efficiency, reduce medication errors, deliver actionable intelligence, and improve patient safety. More than 40,000 institutional and retail pharmacies across North America and the United Kingdom leverage Omnicell’s innovative medication adherence and population health solutions …

McKesson

Innovation Announces Executive Leadership Team Changes | PR Newswire | 4/30/2020

McKesson Life Sciences and will lead Innovation’s recommitment to transforming the customer experience. About Innovation Innovation is the leading provider of Pharmacy Intelligence™ and high-volume pharmacy automation to the retail, hospital, government, and mail order pharmacy markets. Our PharmASSIST ® family of pharmacy automation and Symphony ® software process optimization solutions enable all types of pharmacies to increase operational efficiency, enhance patient safety, and provide a higher quality of patient care …

Cerner

Q&A with Cerner’s chief client and services officer on the vendor’s Q1, COVID-19 | Healthcare Dive | 4/30/2020

Healthcare Dive talked with Cerner Chief Client and Services Officer John Peterzalek about how the four-decade-old vendor is changing its priorities amid the outbreak, the status of the embattled federal projects and how … a clean activation. You don’t want to take chances with patient safety. What’s the status of the VA/DOD project? PETERZALEK : All of the planning of activations, and those types of things, are still in …

Pfizer

GSK sees ‘modest’ impact on trials, getting head down for ‘busy few months’ on COVID-19 work | FierceBiotech | 4/30/2020

… and a couple have been terminated or put on pause.” This comes as other pharmas, such as Eli Lilly and Pfizer, have had to stop or delay many of their tests amid the spread of … been used before in previous pandemics and has very strong patient safety data and history as well, which means we’ve got a proven track record here of a platform that can be used for a …

GSK

GSK sees ‘modest’ impact on trials, getting head down for ‘busy few months’ on COVID-19 work | FierceBiotech | 4/30/2020

… a hit on its late-stage trials, many of which are focused around its checkpoint inhibitor cancer drug Imfinzi. Now, GSK is saying it’s also confident it won’t be too hard done by in terms … been used before in previous pandemics and has very strong patient safety data and history as well, which means we’ve got a proven track record here of a platform that can be used for a …

TraceLink

Pharmaceutical Manufacturers and Wholesalers Continue to Choose TraceLink As Industry Readies for DSCSA Saleable Returns Verification Requirement | PR Newswire | 4/29/2020

Pharmaceutical Manufacturers and Wholesalers Continue to Choose TraceLink As Industry Readies for DSCSA Saleable Returns Verification Requirement TraceLink VRS Solution Helps Customers Meet Wholesalers’ Verification Requirements News provided by Apr 29, 2020, 09:07 ET Share … the individual companies, to the industry and most importantly, to patient safety,” said Shabbir Dahod , president and CEO, TraceLink. “TraceLink remains dedicated to doing everything we can to help our customers in their march toward …

Veeva

Veeva Announces New Application to Simplify Global Postmarket Surveillance in Medical Device and Diagnostics | Business Wire | 4/29/2020

Veeva Systems (NYSE: VEEV) today announced Veeva Vault Product Surveillance , a new cloud application for medical device and diagnostics to simplify and standardize the postmarket surveillance process. Vault Product Surveillance automates electronic health authority submissions seamlessly with proactive complaint handling for faster adverse event reporting. Now companies can better identify and resolve product issues across end-to-end quality management processes to improve patient safety and compliance. “There’s a significant …

Veeva Systems

Veeva Announces New Application to Simplify Global Postmarket Surveillance in Medical Device and Diagnostics | Business Wire | 4/29/2020

Veeva Systems (NYSE: VEEV) today announced Veeva Vault Product Surveillance , a new cloud application for medical device and diagnostics to simplify and standardize the postmarket surveillance process. Vault Product Surveillance automates electronic health authority submissions seamlessly with proactive complaint handling for faster adverse event reporting. Now companies can better identify and resolve product issues across end-to-end quality management processes to improve patient safety and compliance. “There’s a significant …

LabCorp

LabCorp COVID-19 At-Home Test Kit Receives FDA Emergency Use Authorization | Business Wire | 4/21/2020

BURLINGTON, N.C.–( BUSINESS WIRE )–LabCorp (NYSE: LH), a leading global life sciences company that is deeply integrated in guiding patient care, today announced that it has received an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) from the U.S … party payers, the Company’s satisfaction of regulatory and other requirements, patient safety issues, changes in testing guidelines or recommendations, federal, state, and local governmental responses to the COVID-19 pandemic, adverse results in material litigation …

GE Healthcare

Global RFID in Healthcare Industry | PR Newswire | 4/20/2020

… supersede all other research methodologies. - Competitors identified in this market include, among others, Dolphin RFID Pvt. Ltd GAO RFID Inc. GE Healthcare Grifols S.A IBM Corporation Impinj Inc. LogiTag Ltd. metraTec GmbH Mobile Aspects Inc … Systems RFID for Improvements in Pharmaceutical Supply Chain and Enhanced Patient Safety Market Restraints Global Competitor Market Shares RFID in Healthcare Competitor Market Share Scenario Worldwide (in %): 2020 & 2029 2. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS Dolphin …

Zebra Technologies

Global RFID in Healthcare Industry | PR Newswire | 4/20/2020

… Inc. LogiTag Ltd. metraTec GmbH Mobile Aspects Inc. Smartrac NV STANLEY Healthcare Terso Solutions Inc. TOSHIBA TEC CORPORATION WaveMark Inc. Zebra Technologies Corporation Read the full report: https://www.reportlinker.com/p04951634/?utm_source=PRN I. INTRODUCTION … Systems RFID for Improvements in Pharmaceutical Supply Chain and Enhanced Patient Safety Market Restraints Global Competitor Market Shares RFID in Healthcare Competitor Market Share Scenario Worldwide (in %): 2020 & 2029 2. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS Dolphin …

Surescripts

TeleDaddy is Surescripts Certified | PR Newswire | 4/17/2020

… US-licensed physicians to the delivery of prescribed medication to our patients, is proud to announce that it is now Surescripts certified. Surescripts Certification enables telemedicine/telehealth providers with an E-Prescribing tool to prescribe … most trusted and capable health information network, built to increase patient safety, lower costs and ensure quality care. Since 2001, Surescripts has led the movement to turn data into actionable intelligence and convened network participants …

IQVIA

CRO industry ‘disrupted,’ with Parexel, IQVIA ‘weakly positioned’ to take pandemic hit: Moody’s | FierceBiotech | 4/16/2020

… still expects liquidity profiles among the CROs “to remain good throughout 2020.” But it warns some companies, specifically point out IQVIA and Parexel, are “operating with elevated financial leverage and are more weakly positioned at … enrollment to ensure Parexel is supporting safe social distancing with patient safety as our primary goal. We will resume new enrollment at EPCU sites as soon as it is appropriate to do so, taking into …

RLDatix

ECRI and RLDatix Launch Empathetic Communication and Caring for the Caregiver Training during COVID-19 Pandemic | PR Newswire | 4/13/2020

ECRI and RLDatix Launch Empathetic Communication and Caring for the Caregiver Training during COVID-19 Pandemic Internationally recognized patient safety expert Dr. Tim McDonald leads April 16 CANDOR program News provided by Apr 13, 2020, 10:16 ET Share this article PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa. and CHICAGO , April 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – ECRI, an independent trusted voice in healthcare improving the safety, quality, and cost-effectiveness of care, and RLDatix, the leading global …

Medtronic

Global Airway Management Devices Industry | 4/2/2020

… among others, Ambu A/S Armstrong Medical Ltd. ConvaTec Flexicare Intersurgical Ltd. KARL STORZ GmbH & Co. KG Medline Industries, Inc. Medtronic Plc. Salter Labs Smiths Medical, Inc. SourceMark SunMed Teleflex, Inc. VBM Medizintechnik Verathon, Inc … Generation of Fiberoptic Devices Emerge Novel Tracheostomy Tube Design Enhances Patient Safety Technology Improvements Focus on Less Invasive Techniques Robotics: The New Tech Upgrade Issues & Challenges Broad Range of Devices Create the Compulsion for Proper …

Anesthesia Business Consultants

COVID-19 and anesthesia: 4 things to know | Becker’s ASC Review | 3/20/2020

Patient Safety Foundation advised providers to prioritize time-critical procedures according to patient needs and facility resources; limit nonessential procedures based on the area’s current and projected risk of COVID-19 spread; and consider using ambulatory settings to offset hospital demand. Read the guidelines here . 2. Amid service disruptions and uncertainty around financial aid for anesthesia and pain management groups, Anesthesia Business Consultants President and CEO Tony Mira outlined four …

Sotera Wireless

Sotera Wireless, Inc. Awarded Group Purchasing Agreement With Premier Inc. for the ViSi Mobile System | Business Wire | 3/16/2020

SAN DIEGO- Sotera Wireless, Inc. has been awarded a Breakthrough Technology group purchasing agreement with Premier Inc. in the Physiological Monitoring System Category. Effective March 1, 2020, the new agreement allows Premier members, at their … Its flagship product, the ViSi Mobile, is designed to improve patient safety by detecting early signs of deterioration in virtually any care setting, enabling early intervention and rapid response without limiting the patient’s freedom of …

Merck

Ipsen Appoints Steven Hildemann, MD., PhD as Executive Vice President, Chief Medical Officer | Business Wire | 1/14/2020

… years as a physician-scientist in academic medicine, he brings a wealth of experience in medical affairs, clinical operations and patient safety from major global biopharmaceutical companies. Dr. Hildemann will play a crucial role in … Head of Global Medical Affairs and Global Patient Safety at Merck. He also held several strategic leadership positions with biopharmaceutical companies such as Pharmacia-Pfizer and Schering-Plough-MSD. Dr Hildemann is board certified in …

Allscripts

Healthcare IT Integration Market - Global Forecast to 2024 | PR Newswire | 12/4/2019

… result of the rising healthcare costs and the growing volume of data generated in healthcare systems. The need to improve patient safety and favorable government and private support for HCIT will also contribute to market … players offering healthcare IT integration solutions in this market include Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc. Avi-Spl, Inc. Capsule Technologies, Inc. Cerner Corporation Corepoint Health Epic Systems Corporation GE Healthcare IBM Infor Interfaceware, Inc. Intersystems Corporation …

Vocera

UAE selects Vocera technology to improve care team communication | 12/4/2019

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Health and Prevention Ministry has selected Vocera technology, a provider of clinical communication and workflow solutions. The selection is part of the ministry’s plans to enhance care team communication and optimise patient safety and operational efficiency. In order to standardise care team collaboration, the ministry has decided on an expected enterprise-wide deployment of Vocera smartphone app and the new Vocera Smartbadge. According to Vocera

Epic Systems

Healthcare IT Integration Market - Global Forecast to 2024 | PR Newswire | 12/4/2019

… result of the rising healthcare costs and the growing volume of data generated in healthcare systems. The need to improve patient safety and favorable government and private support for HCIT will also contribute to market … Avi-Spl, Inc. Capsule Technologies, Inc. Cerner Corporation Corepoint Health Epic Systems Corporation GE Healthcare IBM Infor Interfaceware, Inc. Intersystems Corporation Koninklijke Philips Medical Information Technology, Inc. Nextgen Healthcare, Inc. Oracle Corporation Orion Health Group …

Goldman Sachs

Edited Transcript of NOVN.VX earnings conference call or presentation 28-Apr-20 11:00am GMT | 5/2/2020

… Graham Glyn Charles Parry BofA Merrill Lynch, Research Division - MD and Head of Healthcare Equity Research Kerry Holford Keyur Parekh Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Research Division - Equity Analyst Laura Sutcliffe UBS Investment Bank, Research Division … are guiding us in what we’re doing. The first is patient safety. And for us, this is paramount. And the second is transparency with the regulators, prescribers and all stakeholders. The initial investigation is being …

Merrill Lynch

Edited Transcript of NOVN.VX earnings conference call or presentation 28-Apr-20 11:00am GMT | 5/2/2020

… Division - Managing Partner Equity & Research Florent Cespedes Societe Generale Cross Asset Research - Senior Equity Analyst Graham Glyn Charles Parry BofA Merrill Lynch, Research Division - MD and Head of Healthcare Equity Research Kerry Holford Keyur Parekh … are guiding us in what we’re doing. The first is patient safety. And for us, this is paramount. And the second is transparency with the regulators, prescribers and all stakeholders. The initial investigation is being …

Morgan Stanley

Edited Transcript of NOVN.VX earnings conference call or presentation 28-Apr-20 11:00am GMT | 5/2/2020

… Sachs Group Inc., Research Division - Equity Analyst Laura Sutcliffe UBS Investment Bank, Research Division - Equity Research Analyst Mark Douglas Purcell Morgan Stanley, Research Division - Equity Analyst Matthew Weston Crédit Suisse AG, Research Division - MD and … are guiding us in what we’re doing. The first is patient safety. And for us, this is paramount. And the second is transparency with the regulators, prescribers and all stakeholders. The initial investigation is being …

Baxter International

Baxter to Expand Advanced Surgery Portfolio With Acquisition of Seprafilm Adhesion Barrier | Business Wire | 12/2/2019

DEERFIELD, Ill.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Dec 2, 2019– Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX), a leading global medical products company, today entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Seprafilm Adhesion Barrier and related assets from Sanofi. The … commercialize, as applicable, new and existing products; product quality or patient safety concerns; actions of regulatory bodies and other governmental authorities; changes in laws and regulations; and other risks identified in Baxter’s most recent filing …

SunTrust Bank

Health Catalyst (NASDAQ:HCAT) Shares Up 6% - TheOlympiaReport | 11/30/2019

… on shares of Health Catalyst in a report on Monday, August 19th. They issued an “outperform” rating on the stock. SunTrust Banks started coverage on shares of Health Catalyst in a report on Monday, August … management and population health, clinical analytics, operations and performance management, patient safety, and services. Further Reading: What is net income …

Wasson Enterprise

Former Walgreens Boots Alliance CEO Greg Wasson Leads a Consortium to Invest in Innovation Associates | Globe Newswire | 11/13/2019

Pharmacy Automation Leader Poised for Accelerated Growth November 13, 2019 07:39 ET Source: Wasson Enterprise JOHNSON CITY, N.Y., Nov. 13, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Innovation Associates, the market-leading provider of high-volume pharmacy automation technology … medication compliance. Additionally, pharmacies benefit from improved workflow efficiency, increased patient safety, and reduced operational costs. “This partnership presents Innovation with a tremendous opportunity to expand our market footprint while remaining true to our innovative …

SVB Leerink

Teligent, Inc. (TLGT) CEO Jason Grenfell-Gardner on Q3 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript | Seeking Alpha | 11/5/2019

… third, the filing of the prior approval supplement for ranitidine hydrochloride injection. On October 1, we announced the appointment of SVB Leerink to conduct a review of the company’s assets following the receipt of unsolicited … steps took time, we’ve always maintained the product quality and patient safety will come first at Teligent. This first submission is exciting for all of us. Under PDUFA guidelines, the FDA aims to inspect 90 …

Social Capital

Thursday, October 31, 2019 | Kaiser Health News | 10/31/2019

… the aim of identifying those who had failed abortions. Randall Williams, the state health director, said his goal was protecting patient safety. But critics called it an invasion of women’s privacy and demanded his resignation … treat a much broader group of patients. (Roland, 10/30) Stat: Social Capital First, Science Second: Biotech’s Recipe For Success Has Limits When Laura Indolfi set out to launch a biotech in Boston, she had an …

Hearst Health Ventures

Delaware Valley Accountable Care Wins 2019 Doyle Award for Innovative Post-Acute Care Strategy | PRWeb | 10/30/2019

… Hearst Health network includes FDB (First Databank), Zynx Health , MCG , Homecare Homebase , MHK (formerly MedHOK—Medical House of Knowledge) and Hearst Health Ventures ( http://www.hearsthealth.com ). Hearst also holds a minority interest in the precision medicine … Judges looked for evidence of improvements in healthcare quality and patient safety; patient/member satisfaction; staff efficiency, productivity and satisfaction; internal/external communication; and effective use of resources …

William Blair

Vocera Communications (VCRA) CEO Brent Lang on Q3 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript | Seeking Alpha | 10/25/2019

Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE: VCRA 5:00 Sue Dooley - IR Brent Lang - CEO Justin Spencer - CFO Ryan Daniels - William Blair Vikram Kesavabhotla - Guggenheim Securities David Windley - Jefferies Matthew Gillmor - Baird Sean Wieland - Piper Jaffray Gene Mannheimer … the market and significantly enhanced our customers’ ability to improve patient safety. Also, applications like both Vocera Care Experience and Analytics represents software growth opportunities, and provide new avenues to extend our reach into hospitals …

Piper Jaffray

Vocera Communications (VCRA) CEO Brent Lang on Q3 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript | Seeking Alpha | 10/25/2019

… CEO Justin Spencer - CFO Ryan Daniels - William Blair Vikram Kesavabhotla - Guggenheim Securities David Windley - Jefferies Matthew Gillmor - Baird Sean Wieland - Piper Jaffray Gene Mannheimer - Dougherty and Company Lucas Baranowski - Craig-Hallum Stephanie Demko - Citi Operator … the market and significantly enhanced our customers’ ability to improve patient safety. Also, applications like both Vocera Care Experience and Analytics represents software growth opportunities, and provide new avenues to extend our reach into hospitals …

Guggenheim Securities

Vocera Communications (VCRA) CEO Brent Lang on Q3 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript | Seeking Alpha | 10/25/2019

… Communications, Inc. (NYSE: VCRA 5:00 Sue Dooley - IR Brent Lang - CEO Justin Spencer - CFO Ryan Daniels - William Blair Vikram Kesavabhotla - Guggenheim Securities David Windley - Jefferies Matthew Gillmor - Baird Sean Wieland - Piper Jaffray Gene Mannheimer - Dougherty … the market and significantly enhanced our customers’ ability to improve patient safety. Also, applications like both Vocera Care Experience and Analytics represents software growth opportunities, and provide new avenues to extend our reach into hospitals …

UPMC Enterprises

Pharmacy Quality Solutions Designates New Teams to Serve Growing Client Needs | PR Newswire | 10/17/2019

… will focus on creating business opportunities that foster patient care growth. Ameer Ali, co-founder of Teemdock and formerly of UPMC Enterprises, has been added as vice president, product innovation to nurture these projects. Ali … quality measures, including addressing medication adherence, gaps in care, and patient safety. PQS provides measurement insights that are timely, actionable, and simply understood. For more information, please visit www.pharmacyquality.com . For further information contact David Simoneaux …

Susquehanna Growth Equity

RLDatix to Acquire Quantros Patient Safety Business | PR Newswire | 10/7/2019

CHICAGO, LONDON and TORONTO RLDatix, a leading provider of governance, risk and compliance (GRC) solutions that drive patient safety, quality improvement, and harm reduction in healthcare, announced today the acquisition of Milpitas, Calif. , based Quantros … Associates, Five Arrows Principal Investments / Five Arrows Capital Partners and Susquehanna Growth Equity. Francisco Partners is the primary investor in Quantros. Raymond James & Associates, Inc. served as exclusive financial advisor to Quantros, and Paul Hasting …

TA Associates

RLDatix to Acquire Quantros Patient Safety Business | PR Newswire | 10/7/2019

CHICAGO, LONDON and TORONTO RLDatix, a leading provider of governance, risk and compliance (GRC) solutions that drive patient safety, quality improvement, and harm reduction in healthcare, announced today the acquisition of Milpitas, Calif. , based Quantros … healthcare quality and valued-based care solutions.” RLDatix investors include TA Associates, Five Arrows Principal Investments / Five Arrows Capital Partners and Susquehanna Growth Equity. Francisco Partners is the primary investor in Quantros. Raymond James & Associates …

F-Prime Capital

TraceLink Announces New Digital Network Platform to Further Transform the Global Pharmaceutical Supply Chain | PR Newswire | 10/2/2019

… will enable this transformation. However, the pharmaceutical industry has more constraints than others, with complicated and evolving regulations to ensure patient safety. This leaves many companies wondering how to effectively introduce the necessary technologies to … LLC , Vulcan Capital , Goldman Sachs , FirstMark Capital , Volition Capital and F-Prime Capital . SOURCE TraceLink Related Links https://www.tracelink.com …

Battery Ventures

Adventist Health White Memorial Enhances Patient Safety with Germ-Fighting Robots | Business Wire | 9/25/2019

LOS ANGELES- Patient safety is a top priority at Adventist Health White Memorial , the region’s leading faith-based, nonprofit teaching hospital. In 2015, recognizing that some viruses and bacteria are becoming resistant to cleaning chemicals … include EW Healthcare Partners, Piper Jaffray Merchant Services, Malin Corporation, Battery Ventures, Tectonic Ventures, Targeted Technology Fund II and RK Ventures. For more information, visit Xenex.com . Contacts Melinda Hart Xenex P: 210 240 4669 melinda.hart …

TPG Capital

Mednition Raises $10 Million in Series A Funding Led by Concord Health Partners | Business Wire | 9/25/2019

… Fund for the financing. Existing investor Wildcat Capital Management, LLC, the family office of David Bonderman, co-founding partner of TPG Capital, also participated in this new round, along with existing seed round investors. “We … White Memorial. “Using KATE, we have documented increased clinical accuracy, patient safety and operational efficiency, while using the same processes and existing EHR systems. Our nurses see KATE as a critical new machine learning-powered …

Andreessen Horowitz

Healthcare Hiring Platform Incredible Health Raises $15 Million | 9/14/2019

… country’s fastest-growing health care hiring platforms — announced that it has raised $15 million in Series A funding led by Andreessen Horowitz with participation from NFX, Obvious Ventures, Precursor Ventures, and others. And Incredible Health … more importantly, it impacts the quality of care and threatens patient safety. “As a trained physician with many friends and family in the medical field, I know first-hand the inefficiencies of traditional hospital hiring …

Precursor Ventures

Healthcare Hiring Platform Incredible Health Raises $15 Million | 9/14/2019

… that it has raised $15 million in Series A funding led by Andreessen Horowitz with participation from NFX, Obvious Ventures, Precursor Ventures, and others. And Incredible Health is on a mission to help health care … more importantly, it impacts the quality of care and threatens patient safety. “As a trained physician with many friends and family in the medical field, I know first-hand the inefficiencies of traditional hospital hiring …

Y Combinator

Birth control delivery startup Nurx approaches $300M valuation | TechCrunch | 8/15/2019

… the article was published, says she feels good about how the company has scaled: “ I want to make it clear, patient safety was never at risk even then; having said that, we are super committed … the state of Nebraska, expected this month. A graduate of Y Combinator, Nurx investors also include Reproductive Health Investors Alliance, Dreamers VC, Lowercase Capital and debt and equity provider Triple Point Capital …

Audax Private Equity

Audax Private Equity Announces the Acquisition of Certain Surgical Consumable Products From Hillrom | Business Wire | 7/10/2019

BOSTON & SAN FRANCISCO- Audax Private Equity (“Audax”) announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Aspen Surgical (“Aspen” or “The Company”), a business unit comprised of certain surgical consumable products, from Hillrom (NYSE: HRC). The business is a leading manufacturer of branded and private label single-use surgical products including scalpels, blades, wound care, fluid control, and other patient safety surgical products, founded in 1999 and …

Audax Group

Audax Private Equity Announces the Acquisition of Certain Surgical Consumable Products From Hillrom | Business Wire | 7/10/2019

… patient safety surgical products, founded in 1999 and headquartered in Caledonia, MI. The Company operates two facilities with approximately 500 employees in Caledonia, MI and Las Piedras, Puerto Rico. Young Lee , Managing Director, Audax Group, said, “We have acquired a set of products and brands that we believe are best in breed and standard of care. The Company has historically grown both organically and through acquisitions, and we are thrilled …

RK Ventures

LightStrike Robot Proven Effective at Destroying Deadly Superbug Candida auris in New Published Study | Business Wire | 7/9/2019

… Xenex high intensity, broad spectrum mobile disinfection robots that have been proven effective against viruses and bacteria that can threaten patient safety. Dr. Caroline Maslo is Senior Clinical Advisor and Head of Infection Control for … Corporation, Battery Ventures, Tectonic Ventures, Targeted Technology Fund II and RK Ventures. For more information, visit Xenex.com . Contacts Melinda Hart Xenex P: 210 240 4669 [email protected]

Targeted Technology Fund

LightStrike Robot Proven Effective at Destroying Deadly Superbug Candida auris in New Published Study | Business Wire | 7/9/2019

… Xenex high intensity, broad spectrum mobile disinfection robots that have been proven effective against viruses and bacteria that can threaten patient safety. Dr. Caroline Maslo is Senior Clinical Advisor and Head of Infection Control for … Piper Jaffray Merchant Services, Malin Corporation, Battery Ventures, Tectonic Ventures, Targeted Technology Fund II and RK Ventures. For more information, visit Xenex.com . Contacts Melinda Hart Xenex P: 210 240 4669 [email protected]

Rush University Medical Center

Rush University Medical Center Reopens Elective Surgery And Outpatient Services | 5/14/2020

… Safe, High-Quality Care CHICAGO , May 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – The spread of COVID-19 across the city of Chicago enabled Rush University Medical Center to demonstrate its unique position as one of the leading hospitals … a demonstrated track record of success for quality outcomes and patient safety, that informed its COVID-19 preparedness , as well as the reintroduction of elective procedures. “Throughout this crisis, Rush has treated COVID patients while …

Rush University Medical Center, Chicago IL

Rush University Medical Center Reopens Elective Surgery And Outpatient Services | Yahoo News | 5/14/2020

… Safe, High-Quality Care CHICAGO , May 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – The spread of COVID-19 across the city of Chicago enabled Rush University Medical Center to demonstrate its unique position as one of the leading hospitals … a demonstrated track record of success for quality outcomes and patient safety, that informed its COVID-19 preparedness , as well as the reintroduction of elective procedures. “Throughout this crisis, Rush has treated COVID patients while …

Medical Center, Trophy Club TX

Rush University Medical Center Reopens Elective Surgery And Outpatient Services | Yahoo News | 5/14/2020

… Quality Care CHICAGO , May 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – The spread of COVID-19 across the city of Chicago enabled Rush University Medical Center to demonstrate its unique position as one of the leading hospitals in the … a demonstrated track record of success for quality outcomes and patient safety, that informed its COVID-19 preparedness , as well as the reintroduction of elective procedures. “Throughout this crisis, Rush has treated COVID patients while …

Medical Center, Macon GA

Rush University Medical Center Reopens Elective Surgery And Outpatient Services | Yahoo News | 5/14/2020

… Quality Care CHICAGO , May 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – The spread of COVID-19 across the city of Chicago enabled Rush University Medical Center to demonstrate its unique position as one of the leading hospitals in the … a demonstrated track record of success for quality outcomes and patient safety, that informed its COVID-19 preparedness , as well as the reintroduction of elective procedures. “Throughout this crisis, Rush has treated COVID patients while …

University Medical Center, El Paso TX

Rush University Medical Center Reopens Elective Surgery And Outpatient Services | 5/14/2020

… High-Quality Care CHICAGO , May 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – The spread of COVID-19 across the city of Chicago enabled Rush University Medical Center to demonstrate its unique position as one of the leading hospitals in … a demonstrated track record of success for quality outcomes and patient safety, that informed its COVID-19 preparedness , as well as the reintroduction of elective procedures. “Throughout this crisis, Rush has treated COVID patients while …

AHN

Allegheny Health Network hospitals receive “A” grades in national patient safety report | PRWeb | 5/2/2020

Allegheny Health Network hospitals receive “A” grades in national patient safety report Share Article Five Allegheny Health Network (AHN) hospitals have been awarded A grades in The Leapfrog Group’s spring 2020 survey, a national report that recognizes hospitals for the quality and safety of the care they provide to patients. “Our hospitals have made great strides in all areas related to clinical quality and safety outcomes, and these grades are …

Allegheny Health Network

Allegheny Health Network hospitals receive “A” grades in national patient safety report | PRWeb | 5/2/2020

Allegheny Health Network hospitals receive “A” grades in national patient safety report Share Article Five Allegheny Health Network (AHN) hospitals have been awarded A grades in The Leapfrog Group’s spring 2020 survey, a national report that recognizes hospitals for the quality and safety of the care they provide to patients. “Our hospitals have made great strides in all areas related to clinical quality and safety outcomes, and these grades are …

Huntington Hospital, Huntington NY

Huntington Hospital Nationally Recognized with an ‘A’ for the Spring 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade | 5/1/2020

PASADENA, Calif. Huntington Hospital was awarded an ‘A’ in the spring 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade , a national distinction recognizing the hospital’s achievements providing safer health care. The Leapfrog Group is an independent national watchdog … assigns letter grades to hospitals based on their record of patient safety, helping consumers protect themselves and their families from errors, injuries, accidents and infections. About Huntington Hospital Huntington Hospital, www.huntingtonhospital.org , is a 619-bed …

Huntington Hospital, Long Island NY

Huntington Hospital Nationally Recognized with an ‘A’ for the Spring 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade | 5/1/2020

PASADENA, Calif. Huntington Hospital was awarded an ‘A’ in the spring 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade , a national distinction recognizing the hospital’s achievements providing safer health care. The Leapfrog Group is an independent national watchdog … assigns letter grades to hospitals based on their record of patient safety, helping consumers protect themselves and their families from errors, injuries, accidents and infections. About Huntington Hospital Huntington Hospital, www.huntingtonhospital.org , is a 619-bed …

Massachusetts General Hospital

Mallinckrodt Supports Investigator-Initiated Study at Massachusetts General Hospital to Assess Effectiveness of Inhaled Nitric Oxide in Patients with Severe Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Due to COVID-19 | PR Newswire | 4/30/2020

… Mallinckrodt plc (NYSE: MNK ), a global biopharmaceutical company, announced today that it is supporting an investigator-initiated clinical study at Massachusetts General Hospital evaluating the potential benefits of inhaled nitric oxide as a treatment for … and regulations; issues with product quality, manufacturing or supply, or patient safety issues; and other risks identified and described in more detail in the “Risk Factors” section of Mallinckrodt’s most recent Annual Report on Form …

Mayo Clinic

‘Hospitals are terrified of repercussions:’ Health-care workers question why Mayo Clinic permitted Pence to visit coronavirus patients with no mask | MarketWatch | 4/30/2020

… with no mask, no gown — and without maintaining the recommended six-feet distance? U.S. Vice President Mike Pence visited the Mayo Clinic Tuesday, and, according to a now-deleted tweet and a statement to MarketWatch … to reopen the economy. But Bateman-House said politics and patient safety don’t mix. “I don’t think this is a partisan issue at all,” she said. Hospitals, she added, make hay from such high-profile …

Novant Health

Novant Health recognized for commitment to safety and quality by The Leapfrog Group | 4/30/2020

… evaluates the safety, quality and patient experience provided by hospitals across the country, released its spring 2020 Hospital Safety Grades . Novant Health is proud to share a continued improvement in its safety and quality scores … to significantly reduce and eliminate hospital-associated infections and improve patient safety, quality and satisfaction,” said Dr. Eric Eskioglu, executive vice president and chief medical officer, Novant Health. “We’ve been successful in our efforts to …

Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston MA

Mallinckrodt Supports Investigator-Initiated Study at Massachusetts General Hospital to Assess Effectiveness of Inhaled Nitric Oxide in Patients with Severe Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Due to COVID-19 | PR Newswire | 4/30/2020

… Mallinckrodt plc (NYSE: MNK ), a global biopharmaceutical company, announced today that it is supporting an investigator-initiated clinical study at Massachusetts General Hospital evaluating the potential benefits of inhaled nitric oxide as a treatment for … and regulations; issues with product quality, manufacturing or supply, or patient safety issues; and other risks identified and described in more detail in the “Risk Factors” section of Mallinckrodt’s most recent Annual Report on Form …

Geisinger

Geisinger physicians use blood test to diagnose cancer in patients without symptoms | 4/29/2020

Researchers at Danville, Pa.-based Geisinger have successfully used a blood test to diagnose presymptomatic cancer patients for the first time, according to a study published in Science . The CancerSEEK blood test, developed by scientists … this type of cancer do not exist. More articles on patient safety and outcomes …

MD Anderson Cancer Center

The Radiosurgery Society® Announces the Newest Members of its RSS Sponsorship Alliance | 4/29/2020

… to advancing the science and clinical practice of radiosurgery, today announced that NYU Langone Hospitals and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have joined the organization’s growing membership in its RSS Sponsorship Alliance … Alliance champions the evolution of science and research clinical practices, patient safety and efficacy, technological innovations and global adoption of SRS/SBRT techniques. Sponsors join the ranks of highly respected institutions, organizations, societies and corporations …

University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

The Radiosurgery Society® Announces the Newest Members of its RSS Sponsorship Alliance | PRWeb | 4/29/2020

… medical society dedicated to advancing the science and clinical practice of radiosurgery, today announced that NYU Langone Hospitals and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have joined the organization’s growing membership in its … Alliance champions the evolution of science and research clinical practices, patient safety and efficacy, technological innovations and global adoption of SRS/SBRT techniques. Sponsors join the ranks of highly respected institutions, organizations, societies and corporations …

Kaiser Permanente

Kaiser Permanente sends coronavirus experts to Hawaii affiliate hospital battling cluster | Becker’s Hospital Review | 4/16/2020

Oakland, Calif.-based Kaiser Permanente is sending experts to Wailuku, Hawaii-based Maui Memorial Medical Center amid a COVID-19 outbreak at the hospital, according to Honolulu Civil Beat . On April 13, Hawaii News Now … and a COVID-19 command center will oversee issues including patient safety, workforce health, PPE supply, internal policies and compliance with CDC guidelines, according to Civil Beat. It will also implement a public communications plan …

Sinai Health System

5 Chicago hospitals earn D grades for patient safety in new report, Northwestern slips to a B | Chicago Tribune | 4/14/2020

By Lisa Schencker Nov 08, 2019 1:56 PM “We’re looking at patient safety, period,” said Leah Binder, president and CEO of the Leapfrog Group. “It doesn’t matter if you have the greatest surgeon in the … we should not be able to keep our patients safe.” Sinai Health System, which runs Mount Sinai Hospital on the West Side, also got a D, up from an F in the fall — though much …

Henry Ford Health System

Michigan HIE Expands Coverage Area Amid COVID-19 Pandemic | EHR Intelligence | 4/13/2020

… To increase the number of patients covered by MiHIN, the HIE added the Detroit Medical Center, Trinity Health System, and Henry Ford Health System in the metro Detroit area to its repository. According to the … MiHIN. “We’re continuously working to improve health quality, efficiency and patient safety — especially now as Michigan deals with the COVID-19 pandemic. Our goals remain the same: To improve healthcare across the state and to …

Detroit Medical Center

Michigan HIE Expands Coverage Area Amid COVID-19 Pandemic | EHR Intelligence | 4/13/2020

… updated twice daily by Xtelligent Healthcare Media. To increase the number of patients covered by MiHIN, the HIE added the Detroit Medical Center, Trinity Health System, and Henry Ford Health System in the metro Detroit … MiHIN. “We’re continuously working to improve health quality, efficiency and patient safety — especially now as Michigan deals with the COVID-19 pandemic. Our goals remain the same: To improve healthcare across the state and to …

Johns Hopkins Medicine

Reflections on implementing a hospital-wide provider-based electronic inpatient mortality review system: lessons learnt | 3/19/2020

1 Department of Quality and Safety , Brigham and Women’s Hospital , Boston , Massachusetts , USA 2 Renal Division , Brigham and Women’s Hospital , Boston , Massachusetts , USA 3 Internal Medicine Residency Program , Brigham and Women’s Hospital , Boston , Massachusetts , USA 4 Department of Analytics, Planning, Strategy and Improvement , Brigham and Women’s Hospital , Boston , Massachusetts , USA 5 Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality, and Department of Medicine , Johns Hopkins Medicine , Baltimore , Maryland , USA Correspondence to …

Brigham and Women's Hospital

Reflections on implementing a hospital-wide provider-based electronic inpatient mortality review system: lessons learnt | BMJ | 3/19/2020

1 Department of Quality and Safety , Brigham and Women’s Hospital , Boston , Massachusetts , USA 2 Renal Division , Brigham and Women’s Hospital , Boston , Massachusetts , USA 3 Internal Medicine Residency Program , Brigham and Women’s Hospital , Boston , Massachusetts , USA 4 Department of Analytics, Planning, Strategy and Improvement , Brigham and Women’s Hospital , Boston , Massachusetts , USA 5 Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality, and Department of Medicine , Johns Hopkins Medicine , Baltimore , Maryland , USA Correspondence to …

Baylor University Medical Center

Patient Safety Movement Foundation Appoints New Chairman; Announces Drive Toward Zero Preventable Patient Deaths By 2030 | Business Wire | 3/10/2020

IRVINE, Calif.- Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF) – a global non-profit dedicated to unifying those involved in the healthcare ecosystem, identifying challenges that are causing patient deaths, and creating actionable solutions to mitigate them – is … chairman of the Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Management at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. “The Patient Safety Movement has achieved tremendous momentum in the eight years since its inception,” said Joe Kiani …

Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas TX

Patient Safety Movement Foundation Appoints New Chairman; Announces Drive Toward Zero Preventable Patient Deaths By 2030 | Business Wire | 3/10/2020

IRVINE, Calif.- Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF) – a global non-profit dedicated to unifying those involved in the healthcare ecosystem, identifying challenges that are causing patient deaths, and creating actionable solutions to mitigate them – is … chairman of the Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Management at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. “The Patient Safety Movement has achieved tremendous momentum in the eight years since its inception,” said Joe Kiani …

HCA

Memorial Hermann Health System Appoints Angela A. Shippy, M.D., FACP, FHM to Senior Vice President, Chief Medical & Quality Officer | PR Newswire | 2/6/2020

… Physician Executive at Memorial Hermann. “She is a proven leader and her team’s tireless dedication to championing high quality care, patient safety and quality improvement programs has fostered a system of care that ensures timely … Dr. Shippy. “While we’ve made tremendous strides to eliminate known healthcare hazards, there is more to be done and I’m honored to continue work that will ensure value-based care across the continuum for the …

Health Net

Allegheny Health Network hospitals receive “A” grades in national patient safety report | PRWeb | 5/2/2020

Allegheny Health Network hospitals receive “A” grades in national patient safety report Share Article Five Allegheny Health Network (AHN) hospitals have been awarded A grades in The Leapfrog Group’s spring 2020 survey, a national report that recognizes hospitals for the quality and safety of the care they provide to patients. “Our hospitals have made great strides in all areas related to clinical quality and safety outcomes, and these grades are …

Indian Health Service

MellingMedical Brings GloShield Safety Device to Federal Health Care | Business Wire | 12/4/2019

… light cables ( typically caused when they accidentally contact surgical drapes ), the silicone-clad ceramic heat shield mitigates risk and enhances patient safety. “No other company can provide an organization like ours the chance to serve … DoD Medical Facilities and Health and Human Services (HHS), including Indian Health Services (IHS) and the Center for Disease Control (CDC). Melling Medical provides access to innovative and cost-effective healthcare solutions in ophthalmology, optometry …

Humana

Humana’s Medicare Advantage value-based programs reduce healthcare costs by $3.5 billion, report shows | Healthcare Finance | 11/22/2019

Humana’s revenue is projected to increase on 17% rise in MA membership and premium increases, but return of HIF reduced workforce by 2%. Susan Morse , Senior Editor Medicare Advantage plans save the health system and … hospitals say accountability, transparency key to surviving fallout from failing patient safety grades When Leapfrog released their Spring 2016 patient safety grades recently, 15 hospitals got slapped with a very public ‘F’ grade casting a …

Aetna

Monday, November 18, 2019 | Kaiser Health News | 11/18/2019

… a wrong diagnosis. The top cause? Bad judgment, says David Newman-Toker, director of the Johns Hopkins Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality’s Center for Diagnostic Excellence. Newman-Toker found that judgment errors accounted … plan alliance who members include top health insurers like Cigna, Aetna and Humana, conducted the survey on 1,240 physician practices in September. It found directory maintenance costs practices nationwide $2.76 billion annually, or $999 per …

Cigna

Monday, November 18, 2019 | Kaiser Health News | 11/18/2019

… a wrong diagnosis. The top cause? Bad judgment, says David Newman-Toker, director of the Johns Hopkins Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality’s Center for Diagnostic Excellence. Newman-Toker found that judgment errors accounted … health plan alliance who members include top health insurers like Cigna, Aetna and Humana, conducted the survey on 1,240 physician practices in September. It found directory maintenance costs practices nationwide $2.76 billion annually, or $999 …

Innovation Health

Medicaid tweak might offer means to improve U.S. maternal health | FierceHealthcare | 11/14/2019

… U.S. is one of only three countries where maternal deaths are on the rise, joining Sudan and Afghanistan, according to the Alliance for Innovation on Maternal Health , a program of the Council on Patient Safety in Women’s Health . And data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicates that about 700 women die in the U.S. every year from pregnancy complications. Sixty percent of those deaths are deemed preventable …

Healthplex

(USA-PA-Phoenixville) Registered Nurse-LDRP | 11/14/2019

… that ensure our communities are the healthiest they can be. Our caring, highly trained physicians and staff are committed to patient safety and patient satisfaction. With more than 11,000 team members, Tower Health includes Reading … neurosurgery and stroke, cardiac & vascular surgery, trauma, hematology & oncology. Reading HealthPlex, which opened at Reading Hospital in October 2016, combines state-of-the-art technology and world-class design to make the HealthPlex one of …

Peoples Health

Peoples Health Clinical Documentation Specialist (LPN) - Metairie, LA - USA-LA-Metairie | 11/9/2019

… Peoples Healthas outlined in the Mission Statement. PrimaryResponsibilities:Improve health care quality and increase likelihood of desired health outcomesPrevent hospital readmissionImplement activities to improve patient safety and reduce medical errorsProvide and support wellness and health promotion activitiesSupport health information technology (HIT) in health care quality improvementWorks in coordination company - based security health information systems technology to ensure appropriate documentation of the member’s care coordination and recordParticipates in ongoing training to …

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois

Symetria Recovery®’s Naperville and Des Plaines Locations Designated as Blue Distinction® Centers for Substance Use Treatment and Recovery | PR Newswire | 11/7/2019

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) recognizes Symetria Recovery ® ‘s Naperville and Des Plaines, IL locations as two of the first facilities to receive the Blue Distinction ® Center for Substance Use Treatment and Recovery (BDC Substance Use Treatment and Recovery) designation – a new designation under the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program. Blue Distinction Centers are nationally designated facilities that show a commitment to delivering improved patient safety and …

Molina Healthcare

Thursday, October 31, 2019 | Kaiser Health News | 10/31/2019

… the aim of identifying those who had failed abortions. Randall Williams, the state health director, said his goal was protecting patient safety. But critics called it an invasion of women’s privacy and demanded his resignation … Billion In Medicaid Contracts Health insurers Anthem, Cigna Corp. and Molina Healthcare stand to lose millions in premium revenue after losing ground in the Texas Medicaid Star+Plus program, a managed care program worth nearly …

Independent Health

McKesson Reports Fiscal 2020 Second-Quarter Results | Business Wire | 10/30/2019

… Corporate Responsibility Report , describing how the company continues to work to use its economic, environmental, social and governance resources thoughtfully and responsibly. This global report puts emphasis on three topics: product quality and patient safety; eco-efficient transportation and operations; and better health for employees and communities. McKesson opened a new distribution center in the Seattle area, an eco-friendly facility featuring the latest in supply chain technology and state …

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care

TriNetX Named Technology Partner for FDA Sentinel System | PR Newswire | 10/7/2019

… program that uses electronic health care data to monitor the safety of FDA-regulated drugs and other medical products. The Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute (HPHCI) has led the Sentinel System since the inception of … of this critical platform that the FDA uses to ensure patient safety,” said Gadi Lachman , Chief Executive Officer of TriNetX. “We are pleased with the confidence HPHCI has shown in TriNetX in allowing us to …

AmeriHealth

Centene, Aetna protest losing Louisiana MCO contracts worth billions care Finance News | Healthcare Finance | 8/25/2019

… reportedly the largest MCO in the state. The current contracts, which expire December 31, also include United Healthcare Community Plan, AmeriHealth Caritas and Healthy Blue. The Louisiana Department of Health announced earlier this month it … hospitals say accountability, transparency key to surviving fallout from failing patient safety grades When Leapfrog released their Spring 2016 patient safety grades recently, 15 hospitals got slapped with a very public ‘F’ grade casting a …

UnitedHealthcare

59 hospital, health system executive resignations in 2019 | Becker’s Hospital Review | 6/21/2019

… and CEO of the Mayo Clinic’s campus in Phoenix, departed for an executive leadership role at Optum, a subsidiary of UnitedHealthcare Group. 11. Gail Donovan , president of health services and COO of Cincinnati-based TriHealth … Brigitta Mueller, MD, vice president of medical affairs and chief patient safety officer of Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg, Fla., resigned. 34. Randy Nightengale , CFO of Cody (Wyo.) Regional Health, resigned, effective …

Amerihealth Caritas

Focus on Equity, Literacy, and Advocacy Needed to Curb Maternal Deaths among Black Women | Business Wire | 5/29/2019

… and ethical health care,” said Dr. Lenaye Lawyer, an OB-GYN and one of the market chief medical officers for AmeriHealth Caritas , a national leader in Medicaid managed care and other health care solutions for … the doctor or clinic. 5 In 2016, the Council on Patient Safety in Women’s Health Care issued recommendations for reducing peripartum racial and ethnic disparities . These recommendations include, but are not limited to: 6 Health …

Leah Binder

Allegheny Health Network hospitals receive “A” grades in national patient safety report | 5/2/2020

Allegheny Health Network hospitals receive “A” grades in national patient safety report Share Article Five Allegheny Health Network (AHN) hospitals have been awarded A grades in The Leapfrog Group’s spring 2020 survey, a national report … and health care workers everywhere for their tremendous dedication,” said Leah Binder, president and CEO of The Leapfrog Group. AHN’s caregivers and volunteers, Binder said, are “role models in putting patients first, and their service …

Susan Morse

CMS removes COVID-19 inpatient treatment from ACO performance calculations | Healthcare Finance | 5/2/2020

The interim rule is extending the mitigation of shared losses back to January 2020. Susan Morse , Managing Editor The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has released an interim final rule to remove spending associated … hospitals say accountability, transparency key to surviving fallout from failing patient safety grades When Leapfrog released their Spring 2016 patient safety grades recently, 15 hospitals got slapped with a very public ‘F’ grade casting a …

Mackenzie Bean

Where are the 32 ‘straight-A’ Leapfrog hospitals? | Becker’s Hospital Review | 5/1/2020

Where are the 32 ‘straight-A’ Leapfrog hospitals? Mackenzie Bean - Print Email The Leapfrog Group released its spring 2020 Hospital Safety Grades April 30, assigning “A” through “F” letter grades to more than 2,600 acute care hospitals for patient safety performance. Leapfrog has assigned letter grades to hospitals based on their patient safety performance twice annually since spring 2012. This spring, 74 percent of hospitals maintained the same grade they …

Lori J. Morgan

Huntington Hospital Nationally Recognized with an ‘A’ for the Spring 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade | PR Newswire | 5/1/2020

… and other harms to patients. Huntington Hospital, Pasadena, California “I’m incredibly proud to share this achievement with our community,” said Lori J. Morgan , MD, MBA, president and CEO, Huntington Hospital. “Our amazing caregivers and employees … assigns letter grades to hospitals based on their record of patient safety, helping consumers protect themselves and their families from errors, injuries, accidents and infections. About Huntington Hospital Huntington Hospital, www.huntingtonhospital.org , is a 619-bed …

Peter Kuipers

Omnicell to Hold Virtual 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders | Business & Finance | manchestertimes.com | Business Wire | 5/1/2020

… worldwide use Omnicell automation and analytics solutions to help increase operational efficiency, reduce medication errors, deliver actionable intelligence, and improve patient safety. More than 40,000 institutional and retail pharmacies across North America and the United … version on businesswire.com : https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200501005471/en/ CONTACT: Peter Kuipers

Steven Romano

Mallinckrodt Supports Investigator-Initiated Study at Massachusetts General Hospital to Assess Effectiveness of Inhaled Nitric Oxide in Patients with Severe Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Due to COVID-19 | PR Newswire | 4/30/2020

… Roll Footage INOmax® Delivery Device_Image 1 INOmax® Delivery Device_Image 2 Nurse with INOmax® Delivery Device Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals Logo Steven Romano, M.D. - Headshot Experience the interactive Multichannel News Release here: https://www.multivu.com/players/English … and regulations; issues with product quality, manufacturing or supply, or patient safety issues; and other risks identified and described in more detail in the “Risk Factors” section of Mallinckrodt’s most recent Annual Report on Form …

Donald Trump

AHA, ACS and others release guidelines for resuming elective surgeries | Modern Healthcare | 4/20/2020

… cases for at least 14 days, and that such a move is first cleared by local and state governments. President Donald Trump’s guidance on reopening the economy , issued April 16, left a lot up to … said Nancy Foster, the AHA’s vice president of quality and patient safety. The guidelines don’t say patients have to be tested for COVID-19 before having procedures done, and don’t preclude providers from performing procedures …

Joe Kiani

Masimo and Samsung Partner to Package Masimo SafetyNet™ with Select Samsung Phones to Speed COVID-19 Response Efforts | Business Wire | 4/17/2020

… help provide clinicians with an accurate snapshot of a patient’s respiratory status and facilitates awareness of the need for intervention. Joe Kiani, Founder and CEO of Masimo, said, “Masimo SafetyNet is helping to save lives … newborns, 3 and, when used for continuous monitoring with Masimo Patient SafetyNet™ in post-surgical wards, reduce rapid response team activations, ICU transfers, and costs. 4-6 Masimo SET ® is estimated to be used on more …

Seema Verma

More than half of ACOs likely to leave Medicare Shared Savings program | Healthcare Finance | 4/14/2020

… CMS would forgive a third of shared losses. On April 13, the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission MedPAC urged CMS Administrator Seema Verma not to use data from 2020 when evaluating ACOs, saying providers should be … hospitals say accountability, transparency key to surviving fallout from failing patient safety grades When Leapfrog released their Spring 2016 patient safety grades recently, 15 hospitals got slapped with a very public ‘F’ grade casting a …

Jeff Surges

RLDatix Acquires Transparent Health Consulting; Appoints Patient Safety & Risk Management Expert Dr. Tim McDonald to Executive Team | PR Newswire | 3/24/2020

CHICAGO , March 24, RLDatix , the leading global provider of intelligent patient safety solutions, announced today that it has acquired Transparent Health Consulting, a firm that focuses on the implementation of communication and patient safety resolution … the evolving relationship between patient safety and risk management,” said Jeff Surges, CEO of RLDatix. “By partnering closely with our customers, we know that the appropriate identification and resolution of key patient safety events is …

Tony Mira

COVID-19 and anesthesia: 4 things to know | Becker’s ASC Review | 3/20/2020

Patient Safety Foundation advised providers to prioritize time-critical procedures according to patient needs and facility resources; limit nonessential procedures based on the area’s current and projected risk of COVID-19 spread; and consider using ambulatory settings to offset hospital demand. Read the guidelines here . 2. Amid service disruptions and uncertainty around financial aid for anesthesia and pain management groups, Anesthesia Business Consultants President and CEO Tony Mira outlined four …

Michael Bennet

Wednesday, March 18, 2020 | Kaiser Health News | 3/18/2020

… help them through the coronavirus pandemic has been endorsed throughout the political spectrum—by Democratic senators like Sherrod Brown and Michael Bennet, Republican senators like Mitt Romney and Tom Cotton, just about every economist who … and other actions,” Nancy Foster, vice president for quality and patient safety policy at the American Hospital Association, which represents nearly 5,000 hospitals and other health care organizations, said in a statement to NBC News …

Laura Dyrda

50 patient safety experts to know | 2020 | Becker’s Hospital Review | 3/11/2020

… edition of its list, “50 patients safety experts to know.” The professionals included on this list are prominent advocates for patient safety. Individuals featured here are clinicians, advocacy group leaders, professors, researchers, administrators and healthcare … could not pay for inclusion. For questions or comments, contact Laura Dyrda at Jason Adelman, MD. Chief Patient Safety Officer, Associate Chief Quality Officer and Director of Patient Safety Research at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University …

Arl Van Moore Jr

Strategic Radiology Adds First Oregon Practice, Diagnostic Imaging Northwest | PRWeb | 2/26/2020

… in our communities and the institutions where we provide care. We think that membership in Strategic Radiology and the SR–Patient Safety Organization will help us continue to put the patient and referring physician first … Northwest into the Strategic Radiology coalition of independent practices,” said Arl Van Moore Jr, MD, FACR, CEO and chair, Strategic Radiology. “The practice brings a combination of excellent, quality-minded radiologists, a demonstrated willingness to …

David May

BLEED OUT Documentary Screening and Panel Discussion | Business Wire | 1/13/2020

Patient Safety Movement Foundation: WHAT: After a routine partial hip replacement operation leaves his mother in a coma with permanent brain damage, a son’s video diary becomes a citizen’s investigation into American healthcare. Shot over the course of 10 years, using archival footage, verite scenes, undercover spy cams, courtroom testimony and interviews with family and experts, BLEED OUT goes deep inside the flawed healthcare system. WHY: Many Americans are unaware …

David Mayer

Patient Safety Movement Foundation Launches ifyouvebeenharmed Website | Business & Finance | heraldchronicle.com | Business Wire | 1/7/2020

Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF), the site provides resources and tips to support patients and families in helping them navigate the often-challenging healthcare system and its processes. “When preventable harm happens, patients and their families are often unsure about what to do or where to go for support and information,” said Dr. David Mayer, PSMF CEO. “This new website, created with guidance from patient advocates and healthcare professionals, connect …

Sunny Bhatia

Cal Hospital Compare Recognizes Prime Healthcare Hospitals For Excellence in Patient Safety and Maternity Care | Globe Newswire | 12/24/2019

… Source: Prime Healthcare Ontario, Calif., Dec. 24, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Five Prime Healthcare hospitals have received awards for excellence in patient safety and maternity care from the California Health and Human Services Agency and Cal … these latest recognitions from our home state of California,” said Sunny Bhatia, MD, Chief Medical Officer of Prime Healthcare and Sherman Oaks Hospital. “Prime is dedicated to implementing best practices, investing in new technology and …

Derek Feeley

Institute for Healthcare Improvement Inspires Global ‘Community of Purpose’ With Health and Health Care Quality Improvers From More Than 45 Countries | Business Wire | 12/10/2019

… health and health care using science, collaboration, storytelling, and the wisdom of patients and communities was vividly illustrated today as Derek Feeley, President and CEO of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) kicked off the … senior leaders joined Feeley to highlight work in global health, patient safety, care for older adults, and racial inequities in maternal care. Pierre Barker, MD, MBChB, Chief Global Partnerships and Programs Officer at IHI, began …

Tejal Gandhi

Institute for Healthcare Improvement Inspires Global ‘Community of Purpose’ With Health and Health Care Quality Improvers From More Than 45 Countries | Business Wire | 12/10/2019

… individual person or entity can achieve alone.” Four of IHI’s senior leaders joined Feeley to highlight work in global health, patient safety, care for older adults, and racial inequities in maternal care. Pierre Barker, MD … has impacted C-section rates in both countries. Emphasizing collaboration, Tejal Gandhi, MD, MPH, CPPS, IHI’s Chief Clinical and Safety Officer, spoke of her family’s experience of adverse events in health care and how collaboration …

Laura Wood

Healthcare IT Integration Market - Global Forecast to 2024 | PR Newswire | 12/4/2019

… result of the rising healthcare costs and the growing volume of data generated in healthcare systems. The need to improve patient safety and favorable government and private support for HCIT will also contribute to market … focused, comprehensive and tailored research. Media Contact: Research and Markets Laura Wood , Senior Manager [email protected] For E.S.T Office Hours Call +1-917-300-0470 For U.S./CAN Toll Free Call +1-800-526-8630 For GMT Office Hours Call +353-1-416-8900 …

Kevin MacDonald

Kit Check Includes Codonics Safe Label System as Partner in “Works With Kit Check” Program | Business Wire | 12/4/2019

… 4, 2019– Kit Check , the leader in automated medication management solutions for hospitals, today announced that Codonics , the leader in patient safety and image documentation solutions, will be part of the “Works With Kit Check … the hospital, medication administration errors are not an option,” said Kevin MacDonald, CEO and co-founder at Kit Check. “As hospitals of all sizes aim to improve patient safety and deliver quality care, Kit Check …

Walter Klemp

Moleculin Announces Additional Positive Interim Results from Phase 1/2 Clinical Studies of Annamycin in Acute Myeloid Leukemia | PR Newswire | 12/4/2019

… stage clinical trials of Annamycin continues to meet or exceed our expectations, from both a safety and efficacy perspective,” commented Walter Klemp , Moleculin’s Chairman and CEO. “We believe the activity we are seeing – with 40 … maximum anthracycline exposure level. The Company believes that the additional patient safety data gained from the European trial may also assist in the FDA’s review of Annamycin’s cardiac safety. About Moleculin Biotech, Inc. Moleculin Biotech …

Tom Skelton

CORRECTING and REPLACING Nearly a Quarter of a Million Prescribers Using Surescripts Prescription Price Transparency Tool to View Patient Medication Cost Information | Business Wire | 12/4/2019

… the impact on healthcare cost and quality is being felt among patients and the people who care for them,” said Tom Skelton, Chief Executive Officer of Surescripts. “There is no question that the entire healthcare … most trusted and capable health information network, built to increase patient safety, lower costs and ensure quality care. Since 2001, Surescripts has led the movement to turn data into actionable intelligence and convened the Surescripts …

Fred Schulte

Investigation reveals failings in adoption of electronic health records | 12/4/2019

… of which have driven doctors and health systems nearly crazy over the years. But that databank never came about, as Fred Schulte of Kaiser Health News and Erika Fry of Fortune report in their latest … sponsored and private repositories. One study uncovered more than 9,000 patient safety reports tied to EHR problems at three pediatric hospitals over a five-year period.” Still, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration will not …

Scott Gottlieb

Some experts, lawmakers concerned about Hahn’s agenda as FDA commissioner | 12/3/2019

… Hahn becomes the next FDA commissioner , it will be his first job in public service. Conversely, the previous five commissioners — Scott Gottlieb, MD; Robert M. Califf, MD; Margaret Hamburg, MD; Andrew C. von Eschenbach, MD … as quickly as possible while still maintaining high standards for patient safety. If he applies this principle, he could make a major contribution to improve the availability of critical medications, while ensuring their safety.” Robert …