Quality & Patient Safety

Northwestern targets irregular airways to improve patient safety

Briefings on Accreditation and Quality, January 1, 2012

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  • Discuss how new technology creates new challenges for staff
  • Identify methods for obtaining buy-in from staff for ­updated processes
  • Describe IT's role in implementing a process change ­involving the EMR
  • Discuss how the facility in this article used the EMR to ­improve communication about irregular airway patients

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