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Latest Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority Stories

2014-09-15 08:28:46

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.

2014-09-09 12:26:38

The doctor from Children's Hospital of Philadelphia has a master's degree in patient safety HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept.

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

2014-03-06 08:31:15

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/

2014-03-03 08:24:03

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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