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May 10, 2019

New Research Shows When Doctors and Nurses Can Disclose and Discuss Errors, Hospital Mortality Rates Decline

For the first time, a correlation between hospital openness and patient mortality rates has been demonstrated in a research article conducted among 137 acute trusts in NHS England, published earlier this month in the May issue of Health Affairs (linked below). Fabio Todesco of the Bocconi Knowledge recently wrote about the findings sharing “Hospital openness, [...]

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October 11, 2016

SimulationIQ IPE Provides Case-Based Virtual Patient Training For Healthcare Teams

Did you know that half of the suggested 440,000 deaths attributed to medical error are communication related? By providing healthcare students and professionals with more ways to study case based simulations, online, in their own time, together — is certainly a must have for every healthcare organization. What attracts me to this learning system is [...]

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November 13, 2015

When Something Goes Wrong At The Hospital, Who Pays? Costs of Medical Errors

Shefali Luthra of Kaiser Health News recently shared the story of one patient’s unfortunate experience — which represents a global problem with the costs of medical errors: 

Despite the Institute of Medicine’s landmark 1999 report, “To Err Is Human,” and, more recently, provisions in the 2010 health law emphasizing quality of care, entering the [...]

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March 11, 2015

17th Annual NPSF Patient Safety Congress Early Bird Ends March 17th!

Early Bird Registration Ends March 17 17th Annual NPSF Patient Safety Congress April 29-May 1, 2015 | Austin, TX

Save $200 if you register by March 17, 2015*

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