Patient Safety Tactics

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Patient Safety Tactics

Global stakeholders agree to a new charter on patient safety rights

Sept. 18, 2023
The WHO-hosted global conference on patient safety and patient engagement concluded yesterday with agreement across a broad range of stakeholders on a first-ever Patient safety...
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Patient Safety Tactics

Crucial changes needed to protect workers’ health while teleworking

Feb. 3, 2022
The World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Labour Organization have called for measures to be put in place to protect workers’ health while teleworking. A new technical...
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Patient Safety Tactics

Synthesis Wall-Hung Cabinetry helps reduce risk of stress and strain injuries for caregivers

Jan. 6, 2022
Midmark Corp. has introduced its Synthesis Wall-Hung Cabinetry that they report can improve ergonomic reach and visibility while helping enhance storage efficiency and infection...
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Two new over-the-counter at-home COVID-19 tests brought to U.S. market quickly

Jan. 5, 2022
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has authorized Roche and Siemens At-Home Tests which will bring tens of millions of new tests per month to the U.S.The tests, one manufacture...

HHS announces investments to implement upcoming 988 dialing code for National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Dec. 21, 2021
The Department of Health and Human Services, through its Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), will make critical investments in suicide prevention...
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Patient Safety Tactics

University of Maryland Medicine to eliminate patient race from kidney function disease

Nov. 26, 2021
Under a new race-neutral assessment, thousands of African American persons living with chronic kidney disease could gain access to specialty treatment or transplantation for the...