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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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ANA Panel Aims to Prevent Violence, Bullying in Healthcare Facilities

The American Nurses Association (ANA) has convened a panel of experts to make recommendations on preventing and reducing workplace violence, bullying, and incivility, behaviors identified by research as particular problems in healthcare settings.

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Humana Works to Simplify Population Health

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Obama Administration Releases National Action Plan for Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

Despite antibiotics’ powerful ability to save millions of lives each year, drug resistant bacteria are a growing problem, making the treatment and prevention of diseases more difficult.

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PDI Announces Call for Entries for Delivering the Difference Contest

PDI, a leader in infection prevention products and solutions, has launched Delivering the Difference, a contest recognizing industry professionals who display excellence in building collaborative relationships between infection prevention and environmental services teams in healthcare facilities.

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Nominations Open for Gustav O. Lienhard Award

The Gustav O. Lienhard Award, established in 1986, is presented annually by the Institute of Medicine (IOM) in honor of Gustav O. Lienhard, chairman of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Board of Trustees form 1971 to 1986.

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MobileView Analytics Helps Improve Healthcare Decisions

STANLEY Healthcare, the KLAS Category Leader for Real-Time Location Systems (RTLS), will showcase MobileView Analytics, the visual business intelligence platform for its AeroScout Real-Time Location System (RTLS) solutions, at HIMSS 2015.

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