The ECRI Institute, Plymouth Meeting, Pa, plans a Web conference Aug 13 to discuss dialysis-related risks and offer best-safety practices to improve patient safety in dialysis units—where potential for procedural errors and human-factor hazards is rife.

The program, titled Dialysis Safety: Critical Measures for Success, will be presented from 1 pm to 2:30 pm EDT.

Expert speakers from ECRI and top hospitals will discuss:

•    Recognizing the most prevalent dialysis-related safety issues

•    Mitigating dialysis-related risks and adverse incidents

•    Reinforcing a culture of safety with successful precautionary strategies

For more information, visit the group’s Web site, send an e-mail, or call (610) 825-6000 ext 5889.