The role of healthcare simulation in improving patient safety expands every year however, persuading hospital and clinic administrators to increase funding for simulation may be challenging. Today’s article was guest author Dr. Kim Baily PhD, MSN, RN, CNE, previous Simulation Coordinator for Los Angeles Harbor College and Director of Nursing for El Camino College reviews an [...]
Today the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), which also runs the National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF), interviewed IHI Project Director Allison Perry on the value of improving patient safety through medical simulation. She shared 3 myths about developing healthcare simulation programs for those considering the use of the methodology to improve patient safety outcomes. We [...]
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, [...]
To Err is Human is the absolute best documentary currently available that focuses on the issue of preventable medical errors and the Patient Safety help Healthcare needs. Previously only available through specialized screenings, the powerful film is now available for purchase on Blu-Ray, DVD, or Amazon Prime Video now! Did you know that medical mistakes [...]
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