Tag Archives: Safety

New med school curriculum to emphasize patient safety

The Patient Safety Movement Foundation is creating a curriculum for persons going into medical school, as well as other healthcare professionals, to teach patient safety across the education process from freshman year through residency. The goal is to reduce preventable patient deaths, and multiple schools already have committed to the curriculum. They include Chapman University… Read More »

Safety net hospitals fall behind in Medicare joint replacement model

Dive Brief: Safety net hospitals participating in Medicare’s Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CJR) bundled payment model were less likely to receive rewards than other facilities in the program, according to a study published Monday in JAMA. Researchers determined the safety net hospitals were also more likely to be penalized in the program’s second year… Read More »

Crane Safety Training – Because Security Comes First Posted By : Donny Gamble Jr

Mobile as well as a fixed crane operation is usually considered to be a daunting task. Recent reports, from labor departments around the country, have further verified that maneuvering cranes can lead to serious injuries, and even death, if not undertaken by the experienced hands of a trained operator. The slightest negligence of such crane… Read More »