Sunday, December 16, 2018
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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...
A Simple Way to Reduce Cross-Contamination in the Radiology Department

A Simple Way to Reduce Cross-Contamination in the Radiology Department

Making Progress toward HAI Prevention  Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) are a serious, yet often preventable danger to patient safety.  According to the CDC, approximately one...
Medical Errors

What’s Scarier than Americans’ Biggest Fears? Recent Study Suggests Medical Errors

  Fear of the Unknown For many of us, there is nothing more terrifying than the thought of our smartphone breaking.  Our heart sinks and panic...
DuraProtect Laser Wristbands

PDC Healthcare Launches New DuraProtect™ Laser Wristbands Engineered to Deliver Greater Durability at a...

Valencia, CA (November 29, 2017) – PDC Healthcare, a global leader of innovative identification and patient safety solutions, announced today the launch of DuraProtect™,...

PDC Healthcare Helps Design Wristband to Aid Infant Immunizations Globally in Underserved Populations

PDC Healthcare, the global leader in ID solutions, is honored to be participating in a global health initiative designed to make a significant impact...
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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...

Do You Know Who is Roaming Your Halls?

Public arenas everywhere have cracked down on security, so why is healthcare so far behind this prominent trend? As a public institution, hospitals usher...

MA Nurses Support Bill to Protect Healthcare Workers

EDITOR’S NOTE:  Hospitals and healthcare facilities are more susceptible to workplace violence than any other industry.  In response to this growing epidemic, the Massachusetts...

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...
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Patient Safety is the Focus of Every Employee at East Georgia Regional Medical Center

Patient safety is at the forefront of mind for staff members at East Georgia Regional Medical Center. The facility recently switched to a bar coding patient & specimen identification system, from its previous handwritten system. The automated, bar coding system has greatly helped the facility improve its medication dispensing error rate. Read the full story below.