Kaiser Permanente was fined by Cal/OSHA for an incident where one of its nurses was pinned between a medical bed and an MRI machine.
A new white paper on alert fatigue outlines key recommendations provider organizations can take to improve safety now and in the future.Read More
A new Quick Safety advisory from The Joint Commission reviews current regulations, recommendations, and standards on surgical smoke or lasers.Read More
Two experts discuss whether the COVID-19 pandemic will reverse the trend of moving away from single-use medical devices.Read More
A new nano-silver antibacterial laminate film can be used to enhance the safety of touchscreen-based healthcare equipment.Read More
ECRI Institute and the Partnership for Health IT Patient Safety—a multi-stakeholder collaborative convened and operated by ECRI Institute—announce the new INsight Culture of Safety Assessment for Health IT Companies. The partnership is encouraging health IT companies to utilize the survey to focus on a three-part safety vision: safe design and development, safe use, and safe implementation of health IT.Read More