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patient safety practice

A systematic health care practice that reduces the likelihood that patients will suffer undesirable side effects from treatment.
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The Growth of Partnerships to Support Patient Safety Practice Adoption.
The evidence report defined a patient safety practice as "a type of process or structure whose application reduces the probability of adverse events resulting from exposure to the health care system across a range of diseases and procedures," with an explicit focus on system change.
demonstration projects integrating patient safety practices into nursing education programs and enhancing the leadership of nurses in patient safety initiatives within their health care setting.
Of the 1,019 total responding hospitals, 39 percent have fully implemented at least one of the four Leapfrog patient safety practices.
It's very helpful for us to communicate not just with hospitals in terms of inpatient safety practices and programs that they should be mindful of and institute, but it's also a very important part of our initiative to educate physicians regarding the patient safety practices of hospitals to which they admit patients," said Dr.
The National Quality Forum's 173 member organizations have endorsed 30 patient safety practices that should be used to reduce the risk of harm to patients.
Patient Safety First utilizes regional peer to peer learning networks to accelerate the adoption of patient safety practices and strategies for improvement.
The medical center was also awarded an "A" grade from The Leapfrog Group in March, representing outstanding patient safety practices and overall patient outcomes.
As patient safety and quality advocates who have devoted their professional lives to measuring and improving patient safety practices and the delivery of quality care, the authors bring to you, the reader, experiences from their journeys through life.
Complete with streamlined one button optimization technology, a touch screen user interface and SonoSite's industry-leading 5-year warranty, the NanoMaxx system is ideal for both hospital and office markets and designed to provide healthcare professionals with improved patient safety practices, expanded workflow capabilities and exam room flexibility.
Our goal was to assess the PSIC's contribution to building a national infrastructure supporting effective patient safety practices.
This new system provides an added layer of security to our already stringent patient safety practices," says Glenn Carlos, MD, chairman of surgery at St.

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