Category Archives: Patient safety

Sexual Assaults at VA Hospitals

Changes in patient demographics present unique challenges for VA in providing safe environments for all veterans treated in Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) facilities. GAO (Government Accountability Office)was asked to examine whether or not sexual assault incidents are fully reported … Continue reading

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Patient Safety Tip from Barbara Levin – 1

Hello, my name is Barbara Levin. I am a registered nurse and I am from Hingham, Massachusetts. I am here today to discuss with you two patient safety tips. I want to encourage you that when you are admitted to … Continue reading

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Handoffs and Lack of Communication

The Joint Commission, which accredits most hospitals in the US and many abroad, consistently identifies communication as the number one cause of medical errors. Healthcare providers are increasingly becoming aware of the opportunities for information to get lost during handoffs. … Continue reading

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How to take charge of your healthcare

Hi, I am Kathleen Aston with Kathleen Aston International. At Kathleen Aston International we really work with individuals to help them bolster their confidence, their self esteem and courage so that they can take better care of themselves and their … Continue reading

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A patient safety tip: keeping track of medical history

Hi, my name is Christina Hawkins and I just want to tell you a little bit about what happened with my daughter and my mother. About 2 years ago my daughter was 1 and she had a pretty bad infection … Continue reading

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