Latest Near miss Stories

2014-06-05 08:26:07

Thirty-seven events were reported as Serious Events (events that cause harm) and four of the harmful events resulted in patient death HARRISBURG, Pa., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --

2014-04-30 08:29:57

The report shows decreases in Serious Event reports, wrong-site surgeries, falls and healthcare-associated infections HARRISBURG, Pa., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The

2013-11-05 23:28:10

In the past…fun “Safety Jackpot” gamecards have lowered accidents over 60% giving employees prizes and chances at jackpots up to a Million Dollars.

2011-04-28 08:00:00

The Authority highlights the success of its Patient Safety Liaison Program and blood specimen mislabeling collaborative as well as the reduction of healthcare-associated infections in hospitals and nursing homes HARRISBURG, Pa., April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority issued its 2010 Annual Report highlighting its Patient Safety Liaison (PSL) program and educational activities as well as reductions in healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) in...

2010-11-04 12:03:29

From planes to trains, when you find something that works stick with it.

2010-04-28 10:20:00

The Authority begins collecting the most comprehensive healthcare-associated infection (HAI) data from nursing homes in the nation and provides long-term care facilities with analytical tools to help reduce HAIs HARRISBURG, Pa., April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority issued its 2009 Annual Report containing healthcare-associated infection (HAI) data from nursing homes and hospitals.

2009-08-12 09:54:00

Milestone shows how much work must be done to keep patients safe but also shows how much the culture has changed when reporting medical events HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.