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Wearable devices can prevent accidents
Wearable devices such as vests and belt clips, among others, are attracting investments from insurers who believe such safety devices can prevent workplace accidents. Some insurers even see a role for wearable devices in returning injured employees to work. AIG, one of the largest insurers in...[MORE]
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Article 2253 Mark your calendars for Healthcare Huddles Webinar
On May 11, 2016 from 10:00-11:30 a.m., PHTS will host a Healthcare Huddles Webinar to facilitate captive collaboration to share member practices, expert communication advice, and content considerations. This PHLIP liability program members-only webinar will enable participants to enhance ...[MORE]
Article 2252 Deadly impact of poor communication among caregivers
A new study released by CRICO Strategies found that communications failures were a factor in 30% of malpractice cases between 2009 and 2013, and may have led to 1,744 deaths. Better communication could have prevented the deaths and the corresponding $1.7 billion in malpractice costs, according to ...[MORE]
Article 2251 Hospital leaders huddle daily to improve patient care
The 464-bed Midland Memorial Hospital in Midland, Texas credits its daily huddle of department leaders for improving patient care and patient satisfaction. Hospitals & Health Networks reports that every day at 8:16 a.m., 30 to 40 leaders from all departments gather in the hospital’s main ...[MORE]
Article 2250 Another warning on hospital-acquired infections
The U.S. is doing a better job of preventing healthcare-associated infections but more work is needed – especially in fighting antibiotic-resistant bacteria – according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The agency’s recent Vital Signs report urges healthcare workers to use ...[MORE]
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