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PA Department of Health Issues COVID-19 Protective Measures for Healthcare Workers: How Proper...

As hospitals continue to battle the COVID-19 pandemic, they’re putting protective measures in place to protect staff and to prevent the further spread of...
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Improving Healthcare Worker Safety through Privacy – New Legislation

Proposed bill in Pennsylvania to remove the requirement for last names on ID badges Workplace violence is on average four times 1 more likely in...
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Infusion Errors, Instrument Cleaning Lead ECRI List of Top Tech Hazards

EDITOR'S NOTE:  Improving patient safety is a top priority among healthcare facilities.  The ECRI Institute recently published its annual list of top 10 health...
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Five Simple Ways to Stay HIPAA Compliant – Remove Patient Information from Medication Containers

Many challenges present themselves in pharmacies daily, and we’d like to offer some helpful tips to tackle the important challenge of hiding or removing...

Joint Commission: 3 Tips on Preventing Workplace Violence

EDITOR’S NOTE:  Ann Scott Blouin, RN, PhD, FACHE, and Executive Vice President of The Joint Commission, shares three practical methods for preventing workplace violence...

Good News: Hospital Pharmacists are Taking on a Greater Role in Patient Care

EDITOR’S NOTE: Some positive new trends among hospital pharmacists are on the rise including improved medication-use practices. Read the full story below for the...

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...