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Healthcare Professionals / Progress Notes / Practice of Medicine

 
The Universal Protocol prevents wrong person, procedure and site surgeries
3/4/2016

The protocol emphasizes patient identification and pre-procedure verification, site marking and the time-out process.

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Updated sepsis definition focuses on ‘life-threatening organ dysfunction’
3/4/2016

Old definition – tied to inflammatory changes – often led to overdiagnosis of the condition.

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Have a patient safety concern? Find out who to call
2/5/2016

There are numerous ways to report issues or concerns involving compliance, patient safety or a specific case.

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Physician Advisors will review all Medicare inpatient cases discharged after one midnight
2/5/2016

All admitting providers should remain diligent about outlining medical necessity for hospitalization and reasons for expecting at least two full days of hospital care.

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Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee news: Vasopressin removed from code trays
2/5/2016

Also: Providers asked to limit utilization of fentanyl and hydromorphone PCAs to patients with documented allergy/intolerance to morphine.

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Use two identifiers to ensure that patients get the right treatment at the right time
1/8/2016

Misidentifying patients can result in the wrong tests, blood work, procedures and medications.

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Patient on Observation? Make wise choices to ensure maximum reimbursement
1/8/2016

Medicare changes require careful attention, understanding of nuances and proper coding of procedures.

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How to talk to patients about advance care planning
12/7/2015

Geriatrician Dr. Leon Kraybill offers practical advice for physicians who want to start the conversation.

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Patient Safety Update: How to incorporate cellphone photos of patients into the medical record
12/7/2015

Clinicians can use the camera integrated into Haiku and Canto devices to capture clinical images.

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