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An Interdisciplinary Team to Support Implementation of a “System-of-Systems” to Identify, Assess, and Mitigate Threats to Patient Safety in Real-Time

Background: Implementing technology with the goal of eliminating preventable hospital-acquired conditions (e.g., CAUTI, CLABSI, etc.) in the acute care setting is an ongoing challenge, but it is crucial to creating a safer healthcare system. Increasingly, [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:24:46+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Innovations, Patient Safety|Comments Off on An Interdisciplinary Team to Support Implementation of a “System-of-Systems” to Identify, Assess, and Mitigate Threats to Patient Safety in Real-Time

BARRIERS AND FACILITATORS TO IMPLEMENTING AN ELECTRONIC PILLBOX INTERVENTION DURING CARE TRANSITIONS

Background: Adverse drug events are common during transitions of care and often due to patient misunderstanding of the medication regimen or non-adherence. Challenges exist that may influence the ability of new interventions to address this [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:57:56+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Innovations, Transitions of Care|Comments Off on BARRIERS AND FACILITATORS TO IMPLEMENTING AN ELECTRONIC PILLBOX INTERVENTION DURING CARE TRANSITIONS

Management of Laboratory Tests Pending at Discharge: A Systematic Review

Background: Failure to follow-up results of laboratory tests pending at discharge (TPADs) can lead to patient harm. Numerous interventions have been proposed to improve follow-up. The Laboratory Medicine Best Practices (LMBP™) workgroup, sponsored by the [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Patient Safety, Research Abstracts|Comments Off on Management of Laboratory Tests Pending at Discharge: A Systematic Review

THE EFFECTS OF A SUITE OF HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY TOOLS TO IMPROVE INPATIENT SAFETY ON PROCESSES OF CARE

Background: Health information technology (HIT) has the potential to decrease rates of hospital-acquired conditions. The Patient Safety Learning Lab (PSLL) developed a suite of HIT tools to engage patients, families, and providers in identifying, assessing, [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:20:38+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Patient Safety, Research|Comments Off on THE EFFECTS OF A SUITE OF HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY TOOLS TO IMPROVE INPATIENT SAFETY ON PROCESSES OF CARE