Tuesday, June 2, 2020
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Let’s Get it Straight – Blood Tube Label Alignment Matters

Do you ever get blood collection tubes sent down to your lab that look like this? Do you have to constantly re-label your specimens because...

Summit Health’s Mammo Challenge Encourages Employee Health with Friendly Competition

Summit Health’s women’s health services in Franklin County, Pennsylvania has been making a remarkable impact in the lives of their employees and the community...

How El Camino Hospital’s Breast Health Center Helps Women in Need with its Free...

In the heart of Silicon Valley, California, Women’s Health Services at El Camino Hospital's Breast Health Center has been making a significant impact in...
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What’s Keeping Hospital Pharmacy Professionals Up at Night in 2018

The pharmacy department is an integral part of the hospital, and is one of the most complicated functions in terms of safety, finances, and...
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Smart Ways to Use Reminders So You Won’t Forget

Everyone has been there: You walk into a room…. and for the life of you, you just can’t remember why. You told your brain...

BCMA Helping to Maintain More Than 95% Compliance in Medication Administration

EDITOR’S NOTE: Bar Code Medication Administration (BCMA) is helping hospitals nationwide reduce medication errors and improve patient safety. Is your hospital using a BCMA system? If so, are...
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Using Patient Complaints to Improve Patient Experience

In the constantly evolving landscape of healthcare, hospitals are constantly evaluating priorities including quality of care, patient safety, and costs. As healthcare continues to...

Reducing Transfusion Errors in Hospitals

Nurses are always in demand for their time and attention to patient care. Resources are spread thin and multi-tasking is expected. With such challenging...
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Joint Commission Issues New Requirement for Distinct Naming Conventions for Newborn Identification

It’s understood that misidentifying newborns can lead to very serious errors, such as, administering the wrong blood products or even sending the wrong infant to surgery. In...

How Sheila R. Veloz Breast Center Promotes Employee Health with Mammo Monday

While healthcare providers are taking strides to improve the patient experience, healthcare workers are often so busy caring for patients, that they may neglect...
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