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Patient Safety

Support the prevention of health care errors by educating patients, staff and physicians.

Five Touchless Products for Infection Control
Infection control practices should be incorporated into the daily routine of all health care facilities including the medical office. Here are five products that the medical office can benefit from in their effort to prevent the spread of infectious diseases.

How Should Hospitals Handle Emergencies?
Hospitals are required to provide a medical screening examination to anyone that presents themselves for emergency services. Learn the facts about EMTALA.

Speak Up about Patient Safety
Patient safety is a priority. Physicians, nurses, office staff and even patient families have a role in making healthcare safe. Join JCAHO in the SPEAK UP initiatives.

How Does EHR Improve Patient Care?
The expansion of health information technology is important to the improvement of the health care industry as a whole. Health IT which includes the electronic health record (EHR) enables health care providers to effectively manage patient care through the use and sharing of patient records.

Medical Office Survey Toolkit
Safety culture surveys are great tools to open awareness about any issues within a medical office that can lead to situations that can harm a patient.

Evaluating Possible Safety Issues
Considering all the aspects of patient interaction with the medical office, a lot could go wrong, but a proactive office manager and team will foresee these possible problems and remove or minimize possible complications.

5 Steps for Improving Patient Safety
The safety of your patients is one of the most important areas of focus for the medical office. To ensure the patient safety of your patients, follow these 5 simple steps.

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