Latest Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority Stories
Healthcare Facilities Are Encouraged to Standardize Codes Statewide to Avoid Confusion HARRISBURG, Pa., March 12, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Emergency code terminology used to notify staff
Eighteen individuals and groups recognized for their patient safety efforts within their healthcare facilities HARRISBURG, Pa., March 5, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Eighteen Pennsylvania
The Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority received 138 reports involving ASD patients with 13 resulting in harm to the patient HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec.
Almost 300 newborn events were reported to the Authority with more than nine percent of the events contributing to serious patient harm HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept.
The doctor from Children's Hospital of Philadelphia has a master's degree in patient safety HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept.
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/ --
The report shows decreases in Serious Event reports, wrong-site surgeries, falls and healthcare-associated infections HARRISBURG, Pa., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The
The 18-month collaboration showed decreased DOS cancellations when a nurse-driven preoperative screening and assessment were implemented HARRISBURG, Pa., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/
Authority also offers educational materials for healthcare facilities and consumers based upon topic of missed diagnosis for National Patient Safety Awareness Week March 3-9 HARRISBURG,
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