Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Bar Coding: It’s as Easy as 1-2-3

Healthcare professionals are constantly searching for ways to incorporate new technologies and protocols that help improve patient safety. When a patient is admitted into a...

Blood Transfusion Safety at the Point of Care

Blood transfusions have the power to help save the lives of patients who have had a massive trauma, are undergoing a major surgery, or...

Electronic Health Records: A Closed-Loop System that Places Patients at the Center of Care

EDITOR’S NOTE: Hospitals like Gothenburg Memorial Hospital are making the switch from paper to electronic health records to help reduce human error and improve workflow efficiency. Hard...

How to Evaluate Patient Safety in Your Practice

EDITOR’S NOTE: Every day, patients are harmed or nearly harmed at healthcare facilities across the nation. Is there a certain procedure or specific department...

Reduce Specimen Misidentification Errors with Bar Code Point of Care Labeling

According to the College of American Pathologists (CAP), approximately 169,000 adverse events occur in U.S. hospitals annually due to sample identification errors, with 55% of all...

5 Must-Have Resources for Patient Safety in Hospitals

EDITOR’S NOTE: The spread of infection is a serious risk for patients who are admitted in the hospital for a prolonged period of time,...

Bar Codes: Protecting Patients of Every Demographic

You’re working the night shift in the ER when a concerned mother, holding her young child, rushes to the front desk in a state...
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