Patient Safety

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5/18/2022 Novartis Patient Safety Specialist at Novartis Nigeria job-nigeria.com ... people as possible. Our company is focused on industry-leading divisions with innovation power and global scale: pharmaceuticals, eye care and generic medicinesWe are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Novartis Patient Safety SpecialistJob ID: 345355BRLocation: LagosJob type: Full timeEmployment Type: RegularBusiness Unit: Global Health PHDivision: PharmaFunctional Area: Research & DevelopmentEarly Talent: YesJob DescriptionTo support management of Patient ...
5/17/2022 Community Health Systems to Present Encouraging Results of Safety Program Employing PeriGen's Vigilance Early Warning System at IHI Patient Safety Congress 2022 blogspot.com ... a leading operator of general acute care hospitals in communities across the country, will present results realized after its implementation of PeriGen's PeriWatch Vigilance early warning and clinical decision support system at the IHI Patient Safety Congress 2022 (May 16-18 in Dallas, plus virtual). Vigilance is at the heart of the monitoring and communication program designed to reduce adverse events in childbirth. The initial results achieved by the CHS hospital ...
5/17/2022 Novartis Patient Safety Specialist at Novartis Nigeria hotnigerianjobs.com ... people as possible. Our company is focused on industry-leading divisions with innovation power and global scale: pharmaceuticals, eye care and generic medicinesWe are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Novartis Patient Safety SpecialistJob ID: 345355BRLocation: LagosJob type: Full timeEmployment Type: RegularBusiness Unit: Global Health PHDivision: PharmaFunctional Area: Research & DevelopmentEarly Talent: YesJob DescriptionRoles and ResponsibilitiesCommitment to ...
5/17/2022 Morris Hospital earns 8th “A” rating in a row for patient safety – Shaw Local shawlocal.com The Leapfrog Group recently gave Morris Hospital its eighth straight A for patient safety, according to a news release from Morris Hospital. The Leapfrog Group is an independent watchdog organization that collects, analyzes and disseminates data on patient safety so consumers and purchasers of health care can make better decisions, such as where to seek their medical care, according to the Leapfrog Group’s website . The organization then assigns a ...
5/16/2022 Community Health Systems invests in maternal-fetal early warning system to advance patient safety in obstetric programs repertoiremag.com ... over time for multiple births to identify modifiable factors and opportunities for continuous safety and quality improvement.“The skilled physicians and nurses who deliver care in our affiliated hospitals have a longstanding commitment to patient safety and understand that technology can play an important role in supporting clinical decisions and care delivery,” said Lynn Simon, MD, President of Clinical Operations and Chief Medical Officer of Community Health Systems. “Childbirth ...
5/16/2022 Persivia CareSpace® enabled Prime Healthcare Services to establish digital workflows to address SDoH needs and bag the 20th John M. Eisenberg Patient Safety & Quality Award. PR Newswire MARLBOROUGH, Mass. , May 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Joint Commission and National Quality Forum (NQF) announced the recipients of the 20th John M. Eisenberg Patient Safety and Quality Awards, and Prime Healthcare has been selected as the winner of the prestigious award at the National Level for developing and implementing a cohesive and system-wide approach to addressing social determinants of health (SDOH). Prime team has partnered with Persivia for real ...
5/16/2022 'A backward step for patient safety': Medical groups respond to RaDonda Vaught sentencing Becker's Hospital Review ... in 2017 while working as a nurse at Nashville, Tenn.-based Vanderbilt University Medical Center.In remarks made during the sentencing hearing, Ms. Vaught expressed concerns over what her case means for clinicians and patient safety reporting."This sentencing is bound to have an effect on how [nurses] proceed both in reporting medical errors, medication errors, raising concerns if they see something they feel needs to be brought to someone's ...
5/16/2022 Ideal Option Releases Patient Outcomes Data to Show Effectiveness of Specialized Treatment for Fentanyl and Polysubstance Use PRWeb ... regularly collected during 2021 from more than 350 patients.The data support the effectiveness of treating addiction with FDA-approved medications combined with regular lab testing to verify medication adherence, create accountability and ensure patient safety .Among New Mexico patients who remained in treatment from initiation to the maintenance stage of care during 2021, the report shows:- 92% less total opioid use- 96% less fentanyl use- 95% less heroin use ...
5/16/2022 TIDI Products, LLC Awarded Patient Safety Solutions Agreement with Premier, Inc. PR Newswire ... prevention products and restraints with Premier, Inc. Effective July 1, 2022 , the new agreement allows Premier members, at their discretion, to take advantage of special pricing and terms pre-negotiated by Premier for Posey patient safety solutions.Posey, a TIDI Products brand, covers a full continuum of falls prevention products, restraints and restraint alternatives, and patient safety solutions, including alarms and sensors, limb holders, mitts, and gait belts.TIDI Products ...
5/15/2022 6 Mayo Clinic Health System hospitals receive ‘A’ grade for hospital patient safety winonaradio.com 6 Mayo Clinic Health System hospitals receive ‘A’ grade for hospital patient safety By TJ Tony Webster / CC ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic Health System hospital in La Crosse has scored the highest safety marks from The Leapfrog Group, an independent national nonprofit organization that collects and analyzes data to help patients choose their preferred health care destinations. The La Crosse location is one of six Mayo Clinic Health ...
5/13/2022 Riverside Shore Memorial earns A rating on patient safety performance shoredailynews.com Riverside Health System is proud to announce that Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital (RSMH) and Riverside Walter Reed Hospital (RWRH) have been nationally recognized for earning top safety marks and have each earned an “A” for patient safety performance in the Spring 2022 Hospital Safety Grade Scores by The Leapfrog Group, an independent, national watchdog organization committed to healthcare quality and safety.The Leapfrog Safety Grade is becoming the gold ...
5/13/2022 Community Health Systems Invests in Maternal-Fetal Early Warning System to Advance Patient Safety in Obstetric Programs onenewspage.com Community Health Systems Invests in Maternal-Fetal Early Warning System to Advance Patient Safety in Obstetric ProgramsPublished PublishedFRANKLIN, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Community Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE: CYH) announced today that its affiliated hospitals offering obstetrics services have deployed PeriWatch Vigilance, an artificial intelligence-based maternal-fetal early warning system. The technology, developed by perinatal software company, PeriGen, supports clinical decision-making and safety for mothers and babies during ...
5/13/2022 Community Health Systems to Present Encouraging Results of Safety Program Employing PeriGen's Vigilance Early Warning System at IHI Patient Safety Congress 2022 PR Newswire ... a leading operator of general acute care hospitals in communities across the country, will present results realized after its implementation of PeriGen's PeriWatch Vigilance early warning and clinical decision support system at the IHI Patient Safety Congress 2022 ( May 16-18 in Dallas , plus virtual). Vigilance is at the heart of the monitoring and communication program designed to reduce adverse events in childbirth.The initial results achieved by the CHS hospital ...
5/13/2022 Community Health Systems to Present Encouraging Results of Safety Program Employing PeriGen's Vigilance Early Warning System at IHI Patient Safety Congress 2022 webinternetlatestnews.com Community Health Systems to Present Encouraging Results of Safety Program Employing PeriGen’s Vigilance Early Warning System at IHI Patient Safety Congress 2022]PeriGen system drives successful effort to reduce modifiable factors shown to contribute to preventable birth injury CARY, N.C., May 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — PeriGen Inc., the market leader in automated maternal-fetal early warning systems, today announced that Community Health Systems…Comments Off on Community Health ...
5/13/2022 Community Health Systems to Present Encouraging Results of Safety Program Employing PeriGen's Vigilance Early Warning System at IHI Patient Safety Congress 2022 vporoom.com ... a leading operator of general acute care hospitals in communities across the country, will present results realized after its implementation of PeriGen's PeriWatch Vigilance early warning and clinical decision support system at the IHI Patient Safety Congress 2022 (May 16-18 in Dallas, plus virtual). Vigilance is at the heart of the monitoring and communication program designed to reduce adverse events in childbirth.The initial results achieved by the CHS hospital ...
5/13/2022 Valley Health's acute care hospitals earn national recognition for patient safety royalexaminer.com ... from harm in the hospital setting.The Leapfrog Group assigned an A, B, C, D, or F grade to nearly 3,000 general acute care hospitals across the country based on over 30 evidence-based patient safety performance measures reflecting errors, injuries, accidents and infections, as well as systems in place to prevent harm.This is the fifth consecutive “A” for Winchester Medical Center, a distinction The Leapfrog Group recognizes ...
5/13/2022 Three Consecutive Top ‘A’ Patient Safety Ratings for UConn John Dempsey Hospital uconn.edu UConn John Dempsey Hospital has received three top ‘A’ patient safety grades in a row from the national Leapfrog Group, a health care safety watchdog organization. This spring only nine hospitals in Connecticut received the highest A honors and only 33 percent of hospitals nationwide. UConn John Dempsey Hospital was also awarded this highest patient safety grade in both Fall 2021 and Spring 2021 despite the challenges of the ...
5/13/2022 Community Health Systems Invests in Maternal-Fetal Early Warning System to Advance Patient Safety in Obstetric Programs | Insider Tracking insidertracking.com ... over time for multiple births to identify modifiable factors and opportunities for continuous safety and quality improvement. “The skilled physicians and nurses who deliver care in our affiliated hospitals have a longstanding commitment to patient safety and understand that technology can play an important role in supporting clinical decisions and care delivery,” said Lynn Simon, MD, President of Clinical Operations and Chief Medical Officer of Community Health Systems. “Childbirth ...
5/12/2022 Fagron Sterile Services US Launches RFID enabled products to support patient safety and hospital inventory management; joins Kit Check at the First Annual Medication Intelligence Summit PR Newswire ... purchasing trends, drug shortages, and drug diversion, as well as informative continuing education (CE) webinars certified through the Michigan Pharmacists Association."Following our recent FSS facility expansion announcement, partnering with Kit Check to support patient safety and medication management is yet another exciting example of our commitment to producing reliable, high-quality medication solutions for our customers and the patients they serve." Andrew Pulido , President, Fagron North America.Building on ...
5/12/2022 Barton awarded ‘A’ grade for patient safety tahoedailytribune.com Barton awarded ‘A’ grade for patient safetySOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – Barton Memorial Hospital received another ‘A’ grade for patient safety from the Leapfrog Group.Assessment data from more than 30 quality measurements demonstrated better patient outcomes at the Lake Tahoe hospital; the result of collaborative, team-driven systems in place at Barton Health that protect patients from harm.This year, the award was announced during National ...