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patient safety webinarPlease register for Strategies to Manage Hospital Acquired Conditions Reporting in an ACA World - An IC Check-Up on Sept 9th, 2014 1:00 PM CDT at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5973501898406116610

With the August 1 Final Rule announcement by CMS, it’s time we had an Infection Control check-up from our IC expert, Brian Foy.

Brian will explain recent changes to Federal rules and its impacts on everyday IC preventionists. Then, the team will outline some of the experienced and expected challenges faced by industry partners and their solutions.

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Is the Answer to Enhanced Patient Safety Hiding in Plain Sight?
The Transformation of “Incident Reporting"

Is the Answer to Enhanced Patient Safety Hiding in Plain Sight? The Transformation of “Incident ReportingWe all have these systems, whether paper or electronic, that are supposed to capture incidents that can lead to and/or have resulted in patient harm. Most of these systems can do this, but many will agree that there is something missing – something important – when it comes to whether or not these systems actually enhance patient safety.

We cannot just track incidents anymore; we need to make this an organization-wide process where we build awareness, which leads to intervention, and results in changes that can be seen and monitored. In this white paper, we discuss the transformation of traditional “incident reporting” into an integrated patient safety management system and offer a path to achieve this transformation.


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Denver—Medical Simulation Corporation (MSC) offers guideline-based simulation training solutions for health care organizations seeking funding through the Health Care Innovation Challenge.

Denver—Medical Simulation Corporation (MSC) offers guideline-based simulation training solutions for health care organizations seeking funding through the Health Care Innovation Challenge, announced on November 14, by the Department of Health and Human Services.

Simulation provides a unique, risk-free environment in which health care practitioners can hone their skills in managing patients with diagnoses associated with high mortality and high cost to the health care system. MSC is the first simulation training provider to offer a full suite of Quality Initiative Programs and training services that meet the Health Care Innovation Challenge application requirements in areas that are the most costly to hospitals in terms of lives and expense, including Sepsis, Stroke, Heart Disease, and more:

  • Workforce Development and Deployment: MSC’s simulation-based programs provide standardized training that has demonstrated the ability to improve health care professionals’ knowledge and confidence in evidence-based guidelines for patient care.
  • Speed to Implementation: MSC’s programs and turnkey training services are current with national guidelines and immediately available for rapid deployment across an entire health care organization.
  • Model Sustainability: MSC offers several efficient and effective training options that allow health care organizations to perpetuate the implementation of evidence-based guidelines and support cost-effectiveness across an entire system.

“Medical Simulation is dedicated to creating strong collaborations with hospitals, health care systems, and the public sector to deliver better health, improved care, and lower costs to all patients,” says Bill Younkes, President of Medical Simulation Corporation.

For more information about the Health Care Innovation Challenge, visit www.innovation.cms.gov. For more information about Medical Simulation Corporation’s Quality Initiative Programs, visit www.medsimulation.com.

About Medical Simulation Corporation
Medical Simulation Corporation (MSC) is a recognized health care industry leader in providing full-service simulation training and education services to health care personnel, medical societies, and medical product manufacturers. MSC’s patient safety solutions are designed to strengthen the competence and confidence of nurses, physicians, and technologists. Through its network of training platforms, MSC can provide customized training services to any location worldwide. For more information, visit www.medsimulation.com.

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