Patient Safety

New Report From The Leapfrog Group Examines Hospital Policies on Never-Events

June 28, 2019

The Leapfrog Group, a national watchdog organization of employers and other purchasers focused on healthcare safety and quality, today released its 2019 Never Events Report, and found that one in four participating hospitals do not meet The Leapfrog Group's standard for handling of serious report

Penn Study Links Nurse Work Environments and Patient Outcomes

March 27, 2019

Nurses play critical roles in patient safety and are often the last line of defense against medical errors and unsafe practices. Considerable research has explored the relationship between the nurse work environment and a variety of patient and nurse quality and safety outcomes.

Study Leads To Changes in Reporting Patient Safety Concerns

September 21, 2018

In a case study published online last week in Academic Medicine, an international team of researchers led by the University of Cambridge and Johns Hopkins Medicine looked at what prevented employees from raising concerns.

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