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Bariatric surgery

In 14 studies reviewed for patient safety, surgeon-reported adverse events were low, but data were from select centers and surgeons. ... Only one death was reported in a patient receiving gastric banding with complications of a gastric perforation.
June 2013

New meningitis vaccine, hepatitis C drug approved

A physician sizes the patient for the device and performs the initial insertion. ... To help assure patient safety, products should have been and should continue to be stored under the recommended storage conditions.
January 2015

Readmissions

coaches, physician continuity across the inpatient and outpatient setting, and patient-centered discharge instructions). ... This has been acknowledged to be a common limitation in the patient safety literature.”.
October 2011

Textbook edition reflects evolution of hospital medicine

Part one, the specialty of hospital medicine and systems of care, addresses value-based medicine, critical decision making at the point of care, transitions of care, patient safety, and quality improvement. ... Approach to the patient at the bedside may
February 2017

Warnings on prostate drugs, HIV combination therapy

In response to reports that patients undergoing CT brain perfusion scans were accidentally exposed to excess radiation, the FDA has identified some potential equipment enhancements that could improve patient safety.
January 2011

Investing in EHRs pays off in paperless perks

You can also can turn the monitor around and show the patient what you wrote.”. ... More than half said EHRs have improved their patient safety and efficiency, as well.
February 2008

Alaska primary care crisis is tip of the iceberg

Ralston. On top of that, practicing generalists are protecting their practices by keeping their Medicare patient numbers to 40% or less. ... Recognize case mix differences in the patient population being treated within the practice;.
October 2008

Managing risk: a little attention equals a lot of prevention

Handling samples is just one area where attention to detail is crucial for maintaining patient safety. ... Documentation isn't just important for patient safety reasons. It also helps staff do their jobs more efficiently, noted Dr.
April 2008

Nurture a good ‘marriage’ with your EHR

When you're ranking optimization requests, those that affect patient safety should be first, followed by those that affect physician productivity and those that have an impact on revenue, Dr. ... Mohammed-Rajput said. If the vendor won't give you the
June 2014

Medical education

Effectiveness of Models Optimizing Patient Safety and Resident Education (iCOMPARE) trial. ... Results on patient mortality outcomes, assessed using 2015 and 2016 Medicare data, are not yet available.
March 2018

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