May 26, 2015

Patient safety

Spreading a Safety Success

04/20/2015 Listen to how unit-based teams in Georgia are saving lives and winning awards by using best practices pioneered in Southern California to ensure that patients with abnormal test results get the care they need. [ STORY ]

Raising a Flag for Patient Safety

03/03/2015 The Georgia region is borrowing effective practices from Southern California, winning awards--and saving lives. [ STORY ]

Creating Patient Safety by Making Sure It’s Safe to Speak Up

03/03/2015 Is it safe to speak up about errors and mistakes at Kaiser Permanente? The answer is mixed, according to the 2014 People Pulse results. [ STORY ]

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 ]