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Press Ganey Introduces Program to Help Provider Organizations Prepare for OAS CAHPS

Press Ganey has announced the launch of its Outpatient and Ambulatory Surgery Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (OAS CAHPS) Early Adopter Program.

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ABQAURP News

The American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians, Inc. (ABQAURP) is pleased to announce our formal alliance and collaboration with the American College of Physician Advisors, Inc. (ACPA).

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Predictive Analytics, Home Health Monitoring Combine for Better Care

CareSage is a new predictive analytics engine from Royal Philips that enables health systems to better monitor and care for elderly patients by combining actionable insights with wearable devices and monitoring.

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New Sentinel Event Alert Examines Safe Use of Health Information Technology

Safe use of health information technology (health IT) is the focus of a new Sentinel Event Alert recently released by The Joint Commission.

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Dr. Gary Kaplan Named Chair of NPSF Lucian Leape Institute

The National Patient Safety Foundation’s Lucian Leape Institute has named Gary S. Kaplan, MD, FACP, FACMPE, FACPE, the next chairman of the Institute.

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Skylight Healthcare Systems Releases New Nurse Rounding Tool

 

Hospitals across the country use nurse and leadership rounding to improve the quality of care and overall patient experience. To support their efforts, Skylight® Healthcare Systems, developer of a comprehensive patient engagement platform, has released Skylight Interactive Rounding.

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Stand Up for Patient Safety Management Award Winners Announced

The National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF), a central voice for patient safety since 1997, has announced the recipients of the 2015 Stand Up For Patient Safety Management Awards.

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Extraordinary Nurses Honored by NPSF, DAISY Foundation

The National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF) and the DAISY Foundation have announced the recipients of the National Patient Safety Foundation’s DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses.

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Better Communication Key to Lowering Healthcare Costs, Improving Patient Experience: ASQ Survey

Strengthening communication between caregivers and patients should be a top priority for reducing healthcare costs and improving patient experience, according to a new poll of U.S. healthcare quality improvement professionals conducted by ASQ.

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Vocera Announces Clinical Communications App for Apple Watch

Vocera Communications, Inc., a provider of real-time, intelligent communication solutions for mission-critical healthcare environments, has announced the Vocera app for Apple Watch.

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2015 Stand Up for Patient Safety Management Award Winners Announced



The National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF), a central voice for patient safety since 1997, has announced the recipients of the 2015 Stand Up For Patient Safety Management Awards.

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New Guidance on Contact Precautions for Hospital Visitors

Leading infectious diseases experts have released new guidance for healthcare facilities looking to establish precautions for visitors of patients with infectious diseases.

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Alarm Hazards Top ECRI’s Annual List of Top Patient Safety Concerns

Patient safety is a top priority for every healthcare organization, but knowing where to direct initiatives can be daunting. To help organizations decide where to focus their efforts, ECRI Institute has compiled its second annual list of the Top 10 Patient Safety Concerns for Healthcare Organizations.

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