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It has been almost 20 years since President Bill Clinton signed the Needlestick Safety and Preven
These Occupational Health and Safety Forms provide you with all of the updates for your OSHA Health and Safety Compliance Manual.
DECEMBER 17, 2008
Rita did not place the top on the sharps container when she replaced it in the morning. La
MAY 21, 2014
By EHS Daily Advisor Staff If your facility generates waste in the form
NOVEMBER 17, 2019
Sharps safety is no small matter. In the above scenarios, the incidents are particularly unsettli
NOVEMBER 19, 2014
Any hospital safety officer will tell you one of the things he or she dreads the most is an unann
APRIL 2, 2015
Editor’s note: The following is an excerpt from the 2015 HCPro book, Lab Safety Tr
FEBRUARY 27, 2017
One of the most feared things in healthcare safety circles is the dreaded surprise OSHA inspectio
MARCH 11, 2015
A man allegedly wielding a sharp object died after being shot by a deputy on the campus of a Virg
AUGUST 18, 2016
In the healthcare safety world, much attention is paid to the need for hospitals to ramp up their
Acute care hospitals that use reusable sharps containers saw higher rates of Clostridium difficil
JULY 1, 2015
Editor’s note: In this guest column, Dan Scungio, MT(ASCP), SLS, laboratory safety offi
FDA recently issued a safety communication on intravascular medical devices (IMD), stating that t
DECEMBER 1, 2015
We’ve updated the rest of the customizable forms provided with the OSHA medical manual and
16L Updates: December updates cover bonus forms We’ve updat
DECEMBER 28, 2016
Editor’s note: In this guest column, Dan Scungio, MT(ASCP), SLS, laboratory safety offi
A new report from Health Quality Ontario and the Canadian Patient Safety Institute details 15 pre
SEPTEMBER 22, 2015
Nationwide opioid crisis intersects with facilities management, safety in stalls of public restr
MAY 11, 2017
17L Updates: December updates cover general facility safety The latest manual upda
Facility safety GAO: OSHA needs to reassess need for a workplace violence
  The quintessential form for the business office and administrators
DECEMBER 21, 2018
By John Palmer If you’ve been in healthcare safety for any length
A new OSHA rule that requires employers to report more worker injuries has safety experts wonderi
MAY 14, 2015
Editor’s note: In this guest column, Dan Scungio, MT(ASCP), SLS, laboratory safety offi
Your key to a perfect safety training program is as close as a website customized for the hazard
  Featured member resource: HIPAA authorization form
NOVEMBER 20, 2018
Many experts say that the key to safety in any healthcare workplace is to develop a culture of sa
Many experts say that the key to safety in any healthcare workplace is to develop a culture
MAY 1, 2019
The Joint Commission is looking for input on revisions to its National Patient Safety Goal (NPSG)
SEPTEMBER 8, 2015
If you've served as a hospital safety official for any length of time, you know about the require
SEPTEMBER 10, 2015
This book is a comprehensive self-inspection guide for outpatient medical practices. Safety offic
JULY 15, 2015
Q: Our doctors have started prescribing a form of filgrastim that the pharmacy tells me is c
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MAY 13, 2015
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How to prevent The Joint Commission’s top Life Safety findings Tak
JANUARY 5, 2017
The Joint Commission announced it was changing its interim life safety measure (ILSM) evaluation
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APRIL 15, 2015
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New technologies emerge to help keep intruders out and strengthen facility safety
DECEMBER 22, 2016
New technologies emerge to help keep intruders out and strengthen facility safety
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OCTOBER 28, 2015
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In nursing, we often see checklists in the form of order sets, flow sheets, protocols, cognitive
DECEMBER 4, 2019
The National Safety Council, a safety advocate group that promotes safety in homes, workpl
MAY 14, 2014
Dear readers, HCPro is working on a new book of FPPE forms and tools, and we’re inv
AUGUST 26, 2015
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Editor's note: In this excerpt from the new HCPro book Analyzing the Hospital Life Safety Sur
JANUARY 1, 2018
Sound emergency planning requires safety professionals to adopt an "all-hazards" approa
DECEMBER 17, 2015
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A revised online form backed by OSHA aims to make it easier for whistleblowers to complain about
AUGUST 2, 2017
MAY 6, 2015
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  The Affordable Care Act (ACA) might not lead to sharp increases in demand for ph
FEBRUARY 27, 2015
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) might not lead to sharp increases in demand for physician and hosp
Coding ultrasound procedures in form
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 When are hospitals required to implement interim Life Safety Code® measures?
Hospital safety consultant Steve MacArthur keeps tabs on the latest news and trends affecting hos
MARCH 16, 2017
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Anticoagulant drugs remain one of the top safety concerns for hospitals around the country
APRIL 2, 2014
Prepare for the new Patient Safety Systems chapter and redesigned Sentinel Events chapter with th
JANUARY 15, 2015
To commemorate Patient Safety Awareness Week (March 10-16), the In
MARCH 7, 2019
As part of our celebration of National Safety Month we asked you, the safety professional, to let
JULY 23, 2015
Your facility is explored from top to bottom for life safety compliance when life safety surveyor
JANUARY 4, 2018
No. The regulations do not mandate any particular form or format for documentation or confirmati
In this guest column, Dan Scungio, MT(ASCP), SLS, laboratory safety officer
DECEMBER 15, 2016
MAY 28, 2014
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Developing core privilege forms can take weeks of researching specialty medical societies for co
FEBRUARY 25, 2015
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The National Safety Council, a safety advocate group that promotes safety in homes, workpl
JUNE 11, 2014
After much anticipation from patient safety experts, on October 20, The Joint Commission released
JANUARY 14, 2015
Dan Scungio, MT(ASCP), SLS, is a laboratory safety office
OCTOBER 8, 2015
New sample query forms in our
JULY 15, 2015
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HCPro, HealthLeaders Media, and DecisionHealth merge to form the H3.Group Together as the
MARCH 7, 2017
Dear readers: Briefings on Hospital Safety has been helping hospitals navigate Life Safe
JUNE 1, 2019
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A new study shows 5 million people suffer from the Alzheimer’s disease or some form of it,
MARCH 28, 2014
MARCH 25, 2015
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Editor’s note: Each month, Brad Keyes, CHSP, owner of Keyes Life Safety Compliance, ans
NOVEMBER 17, 2016
Patient safety and quality improvement efforts often fail to demonstrate improved financial outco
SEPTEMBER 9, 2014
The Leapfrog Group’s latest Hospital Safety Scores reveal sluggish patient safety improveme
NOVEMBER 3, 2015
Smoke barrier doors: Fire-rated? Our life safety expert tells you
NOVEMBER 30, 2016
Those in the patient safety field may not think about their fellow healthcare workers on a
APRIL 30, 2014
Those in the patient safety field may not think about their fellow healthcare workers on a
MAY 14, 2014
I just wanted to say thank you to the many readers who submitted answers for the Safety We
JUNE 25, 2014
If the truth hurts, any patient safety advocates that tuned into the Senate subcommittee hearing
DECEMBER 3, 2014
Ensure employee compliance with safety requirements in physician offices, clinics, and other faci
DECEMBER 23, 2014
As healthcare progresses through the digital age, health technology and patient safety are inters
JANUARY 28, 2015
It was a busy year for hospital safety experts. Whether it was facility safety, worker safety, or
NOVEMBER 20, 2014
Get cutting-edge best practices and customizable tools to improve your patient’s safety!
JULY 22, 2015
The Joint Commission released revisions to its Patient Safety Systems chapter for 2016. The chapt
JANUARY 6, 2016
Many lab managers and safety professionals tell me they cannot get staff to maintain compliance w
MARCH 24, 2016
Healthcare employers should promote worker safety for a number of reasons, not the least of which
JUNE 1, 2017
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  Dear readers,   Have you developed a form or tool t
DECEMBER 5, 2014
  Have you developed a form or tool that has made your job as a residency coordina
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  Have you developed a form or tool that has made your job as a residency coordina
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In what is likely a result of a new survey matrix, new or revised Life Safety and Environment of
NOVEMBER 1, 2017
Each month, Brad Keyes, CHSP, owner of Keyes Life Safety Compliance, answers
OCTOBER 1, 2018
Are you prepared for the pending launch of the hospital life safety surveys? &
MAY 1, 2014
Patient harm is a common discussion topic among healthcare practitioner and patient safety advoca
OCTOBER 22, 2014
When life safety surveyors—whether they come from The Joint Commission, CMS, or another acc
APRIL 14, 2015
Hand hygiene compliance and influenza vaccination are two patient safety practices that should be
NOVEMBER 11, 2015
Gain the tools and guidance to create a culture of high reliability and safety within your organi
JANUARY 11, 2018
This article originally appeared in the February/March issue of Patient Safety Monitor J
MARCH 16, 2017
One of the recurring complaints I get from folks in the clinic safety field is that it can
APRIL 9, 2014
The National Safety Council has designated June as National Safety Month, and we at HCPro
APRIL 30, 2014
Promote patient safety throughout your facility all year long with the
MARCH 31, 2015
For eight years, while performing lab safety audits, I have cited a couple of labs for having key
JANUARY 7, 2016
By Tejal K. Gandhi, MD, MPH, CPPS Earlier this year, the National Patient Safety Foundati
JANUARY 6, 2016
Plan staff activities for National Patient Safety Awareness Week
The Joint Commission has released its 2013 annual report on quality and safety, which also recogn
NOVEMBER 19, 2013
The Joint Commission’s new Patient Safety Systems chapter will be added to the Comprehensiv
OCTOBER 21, 2014
Prepare for the new Patient Safety Systems chapter with
APRIL 28, 2015
Many hospitals have focused on improving their culture of safety through a patient safety culture
AUGUST 16, 2016
Beginning this month, HCPro will be publishing its Safety market articles on a weekly basis. Each
OCTOBER 6, 2016
In anticipation of Patient Safety Awareness Week (March 12-18, 2017), our sister publication
FEBRUARY 9, 2017
The Patient Safety Movement plans to continue to aggressively pursue its efforts to reduce and el
JANUARY 24, 2019
To improve the culture of safety, facilities need to work most on communication openness, handoff
MAY 23, 2019
Lab safety thoughts on time travel, PPE, and misplaced food Editor’s note: In
SEPTEMBER 14, 2017
JANUARY 1, 2019
Patient safety education has taken many different approaches over the years, but an article in th
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JULY 23, 2014
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Q: Is there a form that helps us understand what constitutes a significant cha
FEBRUARY 4, 2015
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Hospitalized patients have a long list of potential safety concerns, ranging from medication erro
AUGUST 26, 2015
This helpful tool from safety-strategies-fall-preventio
DECEMBER 22, 2017
Dear readers: Welcome to Healthcare Safety Leader. As we told you in the last issues of
JUNE 13, 2019
Patient safety advocate ECRI Institute has released a list of what it says are the top 10
APRIL 30, 2014
The safety culture varies greatly from laboratory to laboratory. Most lab employees these
JUNE 18, 2014
Concerns about the safety of outpatient surgery centers have mushroomed since the highly publici
We are working on a rewrite of a popular book with our lab folks, Lab Safety Made Simple
DECEMBER 17, 2015
With Medicare reimbursements becoming increasingly linked to patient safety issues, healthcare le
FEBRUARY 11, 2016
Welcome to the first issue of Patient Safety & Quality Insider! As promised, w
JANUARY 20, 2016
With all the folderol relating to the changes in the management of life safety conditions in our
AUGUST 11, 2016
 We’re proud to release the newest feature of the Patient Safety & Quality Health
AUGUST 23, 2016
The Joint Commission has revised its Life Safety standards LS.04.01.20 through LS.04.02.50 for it
DECEMBER 5, 2017
Care transitions have been a vital part of patient safety since the specialized discipline came t
APRIL 21, 2015
Hand hygiene compliance and influenza vaccination are two patient safety practices that should be
NOVEMBER 5, 2015
The Life Safety Code® Field Guide for Healthcare Facilities is the perfect companion to your
JANUARY 8, 2019
The Joint Commission has released the full chapter of its 2015 hospital National Patient Safety G
NOVEMBER 18, 2014
Q&A: IHI and NPSF merge to push patient safety initiatives Edit
Insights into patient safety culture AHRQ's survey of medical off
NOVEMBER 1, 2014
PATIENT SAFETY & QUALITY HEALTHCARE (www.psqh.c
FEBRUARY 12, 2016
The Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety (PPAHS) presented eight ways to imp
APRIL 15, 2014
  Well, it would seem that there are any number of folks out there in the safety w
JUNE 5, 2014
Safety net hospitals—those with a Medicare Disproportionate Share patient percentage in the
You’ve heard it before: Transparency is crucial to patient safety. Although quality experts
MARCH 31, 2015
Between 2010 and 2013, patient safety improved with a 17% reduction in rates of hospital-acquired
APRIL 21, 2015
HCPro is seeking enthusiastic patient safety and quality professionals to join an ad-hoc group in
AUGUST 5, 2015
The Joint Commission has clarified its expectations for the Life Safety (LS) and Environment of C
AUGUST 4, 2015
HCPro is seeking enthusiastic patient safety and quality professionals to join an ad-hoc group in
AUGUST 13, 2015
The FDA issued a safety alert in September around infections associated with reprocessed flexible
OCTOBER 27, 2015
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has fined a southern New Jersey hospital
APRIL 21, 2016
October is here, and it's that time when you should be raising awareness about fire safety in the
OCTOBER 6, 2016
A new report from The Joint Commission finds that U.S. hospitals are improving patient safety and
NOVEMBER 8, 2016
The Joint Commission continues to cite hospitals for the same life safety violations every year,
JANUARY 5, 2017
To protect hospital employees’ and patients’ safety, the nurses at Oroville Hospital
JULY 18, 2019
The Safety-Awareness-Week-Runs-From-March-13-to-
MAY 5, 2016
New Patient Safety Systems chapter includes two existing Medical Staff standards
This morning, some of you may have received an issue of Hospital Safety Insider from last
APRIL 2, 2015
As a safety professional in a hospital, you've undoubtedly thought about fire and explosion safet
MARCH 26, 2015
Below is the first in a series of letters submitted by readers who have given Patient Safety and
MARCH 23, 2017
Laboratory safety professionals are busier than ever, so proper safety training for lab staff is
APRIL 6, 2017
Preparing for a Joint Commission survey can preoccupy a safety official and take up more time tha
JULY 24, 2014
Patient safety is a top priority for every healthcare organization, but knowing where to direct
APRIL 7, 2015
As a Laboratory Safety Officer, I am of course concerned about all lab-related activities being d
MAY 21, 2015
 A report from a hospital safety watchdog group says that despite growing pressure to reduce
JULY 23, 2015
Now that the CMS has adopted the 2012 Life Safety Code (LSC), safety experts are looking
AUGUST 31, 2016
Life safety concerns continue to be a central focus for healthcare accrediting agencies. Life saf
OCTOBER 13, 2016
Solid leadership is central to promoting and sustaining a culture of safety in any healthcare org
MARCH 2, 2017
“A special bond forms between the residents and their patients. The patient meets th
MAY 16, 2014
Dear readers, If you’re struggling with forming your program evaluation comm
SEPTEMBER 18, 2015
A December 2015 Health Affairs study of skilled nursing facilities form 2001 through 2011 found t
FEBRUARY 12, 2016
Revisions outline a more straightforward approach to mitigate patient safety risks
JANUARY 13, 2016
I think that just about everyone in the safety community has experienced some level of pushback w
MARCH 24, 2016
Data used to gauge and rank the safety of hospitals are woefully inaccurate, according to Johns
Healthcare organizations have plenty of safety-related issues to worry about. Assessing and addre
MAY 29, 2019
Use this chart to check worker safety training requirements for hospitals. This chart has been r
AUGUST 1, 2019
All types of behavior are forms of communication, according to experts. Behavior problems surface
Ask any hospital safety officer who's recently gone through a survey from The Joint Commis
MAY 22, 2014
Prompted by patient safety concerns, The Joint Commission conducted a surprise survey last
JUNE 11, 2014
The Joint Commission will include a new “Patient Safety Systems” chapter in its 2015
Last week we launched our patient safety and quality book review group and we thank everyone who
AUGUST 12, 2015
I would like to extend a warm welcome to all of our Patient Safety and Quality Healthcare (PSQH)
OCTOBER 7, 2015
SEPTEMBER 9, 2015
Editor’s Note: In this guest column, Dan Scungio, MT(ASCP), SLS, laboratory safety offi
NOVEMBER 10, 2019
MARCH 9, 2017
Improving patient safety is a driving force in healthcare–91% of healthcare leaders rank pa
MAY 19, 2011
IT and patient safety advocates call for better testing and standardization Elec
JANUARY 6, 2016
If the results from your next survey include more life safety compliance issues than you’re
APRIL 13, 2017
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has updated its workplace violence preve
APRIL 7, 2015
Join HCPro on Friday, May 8 for a 90-minute webcast that will help accreditation and safety profe
MARCH 31, 2015
Ergonomics tends to be a lesser concern in the realm of laboratory safety, and noise - an ergonom
FEBRUARY 18, 2016
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Michigan, Humana, and other payers have formed a consortium to help
DECEMBER 16, 2014
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Michigan, Humana, and other payers formed a consortium to help smal
DECEMBER 3, 2014
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Dear readers, Do you have any best practices or forms/lists/ templates from your
OCTOBER 8, 2015
To find out how trust is formed between senior residents and their junior colleagues, researchers
APRIL 1, 2016
The exemption form for being exempt from submitted CAHPS data due to small size is due by Decembe
  In this Q&A with safety expert Marge McFarlane, learn about how some of the
MARCH 27, 2014
Who should be notified when a medication has been recalled for safety reasons by the FDA or by th
U.S. health regulators issued an updated safety alert on March 4 warning healthcare providers abo
MARCH 11, 2015
Do you have questions about physician practice coding, reimbursement, safety, EHRs, compliance, H
Greetings one and all from high above the 2012 Life Safety Code (LSC) compliance track w
JUNE 16, 2016
Healthcare employers should consider the safety and health of workers when choosing which environ
JUNE 23, 2016
In my mind (okay, what's left of it), the "marketing" of safety and the management of t
JULY 28, 2016
In our intermittently continuing series on the (final!) adoption of the 2012 Life Safety Code(r),
OCTOBER 27, 2016
Workplace safety and nurse surveillance capacity can boost quality ratings and lower pressure ulc
DECEMBER 8, 2016
Hi everyone, We're sending this edition of Hospital Safety Insider out a day ear
JULY 2, 2019
Efforts to improve patient safety are paying off, according to a new Health and Human Services (H
DECEMBER 13, 2016
The National Patient Safety Foundation along with The Daisy Foundation have announced the winners
MAY 4, 2017
Last week, the National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF) announced the recipients of the 2017
MAY 18, 2017
The Joint Commission's latest list of most-cited hospital standards was dominated by safety issue
APRIL 7, 2016
Healthcare lacks valid patient safety measures even though much—from reimbursement to tra
You already know that you need to be in compliance with the Life Safety Code(R)
MARCH 17, 2016
The ECRI Institute has published its 2017 list of top patient safety hazards and concerns. The In
MARCH 14, 2017
Over the next four years, $383.7 billion will be spent on adverse patient safety events in the Un
FEBRUARY 27, 2018
Decon SWAT unit formed in new facility on constant alert for chemical and biological emergencies
APRIL 27, 2017
Facility safety Be mindful of FDA ban on antiseptic chemicals, March, p. 4
By John Commins Hospital leaders must adopt safety and quality as
JANUARY 2, 2020
By John Palmer Most hospital safety engineers spend their careers in the
JANUARY 12, 2020
Most hospital safety engineers spend their careers in the back of the house, preparing for the in
JANUARY 5, 2020
More than 2,500 general hospitals in the United States received Hospital Safety Scores, and altho
FEBRUARY 1, 2014
Our life safety expert tells you what you need to know to comply with the new LSC
DECEMBER 1, 2016
I think we can agree that things in the safety world are moving along at a pretty good clip, part
DECEMBER 7, 2017
With the introduction of the Next Accreditation System, patient safety and quality improvement (P
APRIL 26, 2019
Contact HCPro
SEPTEMBER 4, 2008
The Leapfrog Group’s fourth safety report card for general acute care hospitals, released W
If you've been the safety officer at your facility for any period of time, chances are you've alr
OCTOBER 2, 2014
As you know, from time to time, I will ask you for your feedback about various safety products an
APRIL 16, 2015
The Teaching Hospital Council of Florida and the Safety Net Hospital Alliance of Florida r
MARCH 13, 2015
A study released by the Teaching Hospital Council of Florida and the Safety Net Hospital A
FEBRUARY 19, 2015
Measurement is central to current discussions about the state of patient safety, as well as fede
FEBRUARY 24, 2016
Feedback from safety professionals is essential to our work at HCPro, so we invite you to take a
MARCH 2, 2017
The Joint Commission announced revisions to its anticoagulant therapy National Patient Safety Goa
DECEMBER 27, 2018
Patient Safety Monitor Journal (PSMJ) has relocated to
MAY 14, 2019
Do you have questions about physician practice coding, reimbursements, safety, EHRs, compliance,
Do you have questions about physician practice coding, reimbursement, safety, EHRs, compliance, H
 Earlier this year, The Joint Commission updated its National Patient Safety Goal (NPSG) on
DECEMBER 20, 2016
The following is an excerpt from HCPro Nursing’s latest release, Patient Safety St
DECEMBER 21, 2017
AUGUST 6, 2014
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In what seemingly is becoming a common headline in hospital safety news, more hospitals&md
MARCH 20, 2014
Patient safety groups say hospitals and public health authorities are holding back key informatio
MARCH 10, 2015
  In 2009, Main Line Health evaluated its safety culture and identified preventable
APRIL 28, 2015
Although patient safety data has played a larger role in dictating hospital and state initiatives
MAY 19, 2015
The Joint Commission has revised several of its requirements for National Patient Safety Goal (NP
JUNE 13, 2017
If you're like most, and hopefully, all hospital safety professionals, you spend most of your car
MAY 19, 2016
For the second time in three years, The Joint Commission has released a Quick Safety issue on the
Blogs from industry experts in healthcare that keep users up-to-date on the latest happenings in their fields.
You might think you have the most well put-together life safety compliance program, but the minut
JULY 28, 2016
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DECEMBER 28, 2015
Case reminds safety managers to keep systems in compliance, even if enforcement loosens
MAY 18, 2017
Editor’s note: In this guest column, Dan Scungio, MT(ASCP), SLS, laboratory safety offi
By Jay Kumar Patient Safety Movement (PSM) has made major progress towar
JANUARY 22, 2019
This is the third in a series of four articles on Patient Safety Indicator (PSI) 90.
MAY 6, 2015
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With some major changes in look and form-but generally adhering to existing guidelines-coding for
The CDC admits it “may never know” how a fairly harmless form of bird flu was cross-c
JULY 23, 2014
JANUARY 21, 2015
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Editor's note: We get a lot of comments from safety professionals just like you looking for answe
OCTOBER 20, 2016
Editor’s note: Each month, Brad Keyes, CHSP, owner of Keyes Life Safety Compliance, an
NOVEMBER 17, 2016
On January 15, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) raised its civil penaltie
JANUARY 16, 2020
Safety-net hospitals are unfairly penalized by CMS’ Hospital Readmission Reduction Program
AUGUST 18, 2015
Hospitals continued to struggle with safety issues in 2018, according to The Joint Commission&rsq
APRIL 4, 2019
Results of a longer view Patient Safety Organization (PSO) involvement is producing dir
FEBRUARY 26, 2014
The safety culture varies greatly from laboratory to laboratory. Most lab employees these days kn
DECEMBER 17, 2014
In this guest blog, Linda Gylland, MLS (ASCP) QLS, a lab safety officer for Sanford Health
JANUARY 14, 2015
The National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF) released new guidelines to help healthcare organiza
JULY 1, 2015
New technologies emerge to help keep intruders out and strengthen facility safety
DECEMBER 22, 2016
New technologies emerge to help keep intruders out and strengthen facility safety
DECEMBER 8, 2016
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a safety announcement on February 2 regardin
Part 2, Provider Cost Reporting Forms and Instructions, Chapter 11, Provider Reimbur
Part 2, Provider Cost Reporting Forms and Instructions, Chapter 11, Provider Reimbur