Tag Archives: safety

Seeking Comfort and Safety for Being Well: Consumers Turn to Virtual Health Modes

“We’re not getting back to business as usual any time soon,” Sage Growth Partners and Blackbook Research introduce their latest report on the COVID-19 pandemic, As the Country Reopens Safety Concerns Rise. One of the areas that won’t be getting “back to business” soon will be patients’ visits to doctors’ offices, hospitals, and urgent care… Read More »

4 ways lean health care helps hospitals confront sepsis and other safety concerns

Patient safety is a top health care priority, but determining how to consistently ensure highest quality can be a complex process that doesn’t always provide a clear path toward action. Confronting safety concerns—and preventing patient harm, delays, and errors in care—can be even more challenging in larger organizations in which support from executives, clinical and… Read More »

NHS e-health systems ‘risk patient safety’

Hospitals across England are using 21 separate electronic systems to record patient health care – risking patient safety, researchers suggest. A team at Imperial College say the systems cannot “talk” to each other, making cross-referencing difficult and potentially leading to “errors”. Of 121 million patient interactions, there were 11 million where information from a previous… Read More »

Buyer beware: Groups issue toy safety warnings ahead of Black Friday

After the Thanksgiving turkey comes Black Friday holiday gift shopping, and with it warnings about how parents can avoid purchasing dangerous toys for their kids. Manufacturers have to comply with more than 100 regulations and tests by third parties before they call sell their products in the United States, according to the Toy Association. Still,… Read More »

State Highlights: Newly Elected Virginia Lawmakers Put Gun Safety On Progressive 2020 Agenda; University Contributes $250K To Aid Medicaid Expansion Effort In Missouri

Media outlets report on news from Virginia, Missouri, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Connecticut, Georgia, California, Oregon, Ohio, Florida and Maryland. The Washington Post: Democrats File First Bills For The New Virginia General Assembly, Staring With Equal Rights Amendment Democratic lawmakers rushed to file bills Monday as the legislative window opened for next year’s General Assembly session, setting… Read More »