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July 17, 2019

Clinical Simulation: A Key Strategy for Improving Patient Safety

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 [...]

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June 7, 2019

IHI Discusses 3 Myths About Healthcare Simulation

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 [...]

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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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January 22, 2019

Powerful Patient Safety Documentary ‘To Err is Human’ Now Available on Amazon

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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