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No One Walks Alone: How San Diego Prevents Patient Falls

11/19/2013 By viewing every patient--not just some--as fall risks, this telemetry UBT successfully piloted a falls-reduction initiative that has drastically decreased falls hospital-wide. [ STORY ]

Timeouts Take Team From Injury Prone to Injury Free

07/22/2013 Management support and collaborating with other departments helps Antioch Imaging Services team create safer working conditions for its X-ray techs and improve the department-wide culture. [ STORY ]

Mail-Order Refill Champions Keep KP Pharmacies on Top

02/19/2013 The 24-hour pharmacy UBT at Panorama City champions mail-order refills, which helps keep KP affordable and enhances clinical quality. [ STORY ]

Getting to Zero Pressure Ulcers

02/19/2013 To prevent Hospital Acquired Pressure Ulcers, San Jose's Respiratory Care team adds accountability to mix and comes up with one reportable pressure ulcer for the last six months of 2012. [ SNAPSHOT ]

Preventing Pressure Ulcers Is a Team Effort

02/19/2013 Members of the Respiratory Care UBT at the San Jose Medical Center have been able to reduce pressure ulcers from five in the first half of 2012 to one in the last half of the year--and counting. [ STORY ]

Life-Saving Teams

02/14/2013 This 5-minute video highlights two teams that made KP safer by reducing patient falls and preventing pressure ulcers. [ VIDEO 5:56 ]

Preventing Patient Falls

02/13/2013 This approximately 3-minute video highlights a Fontana team that reduced patient falls by nearly 40 percent. [ VIDEO 3:18 ]

Preventing Pressure Ulcers

02/13/2013 This approximately 3-minute video highlights a Walnut Creek team that wiped out serious pressure ulcers from respiratory aids. [ VIDEO 2:59 ]

Medication Reconciliation Keeps Patients Safe

11/21/2012 A Georgia oncology team steps up its efforts at medication reconciliation to prevent errors and costly, preventable hospitalizations. This ambitious improvement project catapulted the team up two levels on the Path to Performance. [ SNAPSHOT ]

Stairway to Safety

09/25/2012 A seven-step stairway to safety illustrates how to create a culture of safety at medical centers. [ STORY ]