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By Kathy Gerwig | Wednesday, Jan 22, 2020
An expert dispels myths about health care worker injuries and offers tips to promote workforce safety.


Tag(s): Patient Safety, Leadership, Workforce Safety
By Richard Guthrie | Thursday, Jan 16, 2020
Root Cause Analysis is a common way to review adverse events in health care. If, however, staff are afraid to participate in them or health systems fail to use them to develop plans for preventing future errors, they may do more harm than good.


Tag(s): Patient Safety, Tools, Adverse Event, Psychological Safety
By Shanda Johnson | Wednesday, Jan 15, 2020
Is recognizing Patient Safety Awareness Week worth the effort? One annual participant shares five benefits to participation and ideas for making the most of the week.


Tag(s): Patient Safety, Leadership, Communication
By Emma Robinson | Wednesday, Jan 08, 2020
Providence St. Joseph Health is putting system-wide approaches into place to improve maternal health and prevent maternal mortality.


Tag(s): Perinatal Care, Quality Improvement, Patient Safety, Equitable Care Delivery, Triple Aim for Populations
By IHI Multimedia Team | Thursday, Jan 02, 2020
Eliminating health inequities requires digging deeply into the entrenched policies, practices, and culture of an organization and uncovering often uncomfortable truths. Addressing inequitable is one essential way health care organizations can improve health and health care equity for the populations they serve.


Tag(s): Equitable Care Delivery, Quality Improvement, Patient Safety, Measurement for Improvement, Triple Aim for Populations, Pursuing Equity
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