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Falls are a prevalent safety concern and a leading cause of injuries involving patients and long-term care residents. It leads to injuries, longer length of hospital stays, post-fall anxiety and financial burdens. According to JCI Sentinel Event database, inpatient falls with serious injuries accounted for 42% of total sentinel events
Our recent survey on workplace safety and health (WSH) in the healthcare sector found: There is heightened awareness of WSH in the healthcare sector, but barriers to reporting workplace incidents and hazards remain a challenge. Fear of punitive actions and heavy workload are the main reasons healthcare employees are not
The theme for World Patient Safety Day 2023 is a recognition of the crucial roles patients and families play in improving the quality and safety of care. It is a call to action to promote awareness of the active engagement of patients and families to improve patient safety.
Healthcare workers are at higher risk for workplace injury and illness compared to those working in construction, manufacturing, or transportation sectors.
Addressing Challenges in Near Miss Reporting: Key Takeaways from QUASR’s Survey at APHM Conference 2023
Near miss reporting plays a crucial role in ensuring patient safety within healthcare settings. It allows healthcare professionals to identify
Unsafe medication practices and medication errors are one of the leading causes of injury and preventable harm in healthcare systems across the world.
Near miss reporting is crucial in improving patient safety and preventing harm. It helps in early detection of potential risks and hazards, improves safety culture and awareness, and promotes transparency and accountability.