Tag Archives: Patient Safety
Read news about comings and goings at foundations around the country and check out the job openings in interesting locations.
April 18, 2017
While it is difficult to ignore the positive aspects of the 21st Century Cures Act, there is also legitimate cause for concern that the traditional regulatory standards we have come to rely on may be modified, with unknown long-term effects on the safety and efficacy of new drugs and devices.
February 14, 2017
We know how to eliminate medical errors, says the leader of a foundation in Pennsylvania. We just haven't shown the courage and conviction to do it.
June 21, 2016
Join us tomorrow, Tuesday June 14, for a Health Affairs global health forum covering patient safety, cancer care, universal health coverage, and innovation. Follow live tweets @Health_Affairs and join the conversation with #globalhealth.
June 13, 2016
Join us Tuesday, June 14 for a global health forum covering patient safety, cancer care, universal health coverage, and innovation. Follow live tweets with #globalhealth.
June 1, 2016
Read personnel news from funders across the United States.
March 8, 2016
Both imaging and antimicrobials are heavily overused and often the response to uncertainty in clinical decisions. Clinician-led stewardship could limit overuse and improve care beyond antimicrobial use or imaging and should be considered for all areas of medicine.
November 30, 2015
As part of its emphasis on high-value care, California HealthCare Foundation has launched an initiative to lower that state's C-section rate for low-risk mothers to 23.9 percent of births in five years. Because of the health risks and costs of C-sections, their overuse is cause for serious concern.
November 2, 2015
The time has come to articulate criteria for “must do” safety practices: practices that have sufficiently compelling supportive evidence that clinicians should not have the right of individual veto.
August 20, 2015
In Pursuit Of Hospital Quality: Creating Effective Performance Measures And Transparency In Health Care
Reports by the Institute of Medicine (IOM) and other research surfaced a decade and a half ago indicating that patients could not always be confident in the quality or safety of hospital care, and that too frequently in America hospital care was wanting. Much progress has been made since these...
August 4, 2015