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Cardiac monitors – wrong patient name

There is a new alert from the patient safety organization, ECRI. They advise healthcare professionals to be alert to the risks of improperly identified cardiac monitors. Here is what happens. A patient in an intensive care unit or a telemetry … Continue reading

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Technology improves patient safety

A recent issue of Healthcare Informatics provides hope that technological advances can improve patient safety. One of the most significant barriers to care delivery is communication. Nurses, says Turisco, are often placed in the middle of the communication loop, where … Continue reading

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