Salmonella contamination can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.
This article contains three recommendations for how health care providers can better pay attention to their patients.
This article discusses how Medicare’s pay-for-performance model exacerbates health care disparities.
This article describes several medical errors and starts a discussion about the impact of medical error on patients and nurses.
This interview with John Chessare was recorded at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement’s 29th Annual National Forum in Orlando, Florida.
This interview with Kevin Rooney was recorded at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement’s 29th Annual National Forum in Orlando, Florida.
This interview with Kimberlydawn Wisdom was recorded at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement’s 29th Annual National Forum in Orlando, Florida.
An elevated impurity has the potential to decrease effectiveness of the product in patients. Posted: 03/06/2018
Use of or exposure to cracked units may be associated with adverse events such as sharps injury to healthcare professionals.
This article presents the Highly Adoptable Improvement Model, a practical model and supporting tools developed on the basis of existing theories to help quality improvement (QI) programs design more adoptable approaches that lead to more sustainable improvement.
Administration of contaminated or otherwise poor quality drug products can result in serious and life-threatening injury or death.
Sibutramine and its active metabolites substantially increase blood pressure and/or pulse rate in some patients and may present significant health risks including heart attack, arrhythmia, and stroke.
Delay or inability to deliver a shock to a patient in cardiac arrest or pace a patient’s heart whose heartbeat is too slow could result in serious injury and/or death.
Summit speakers and sessions will highlight efforts across the country to improve care for individuals and populations; focus on health, well-being, and equity across diverse communities; and ensure health professionals and staff have the supports and resources they need to achieve these broadening goals.