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Informed consent is the process in which a patient is given information to make an informed decision about whether he or she will pursue a particular treatment or procedur...

March 16, 2018

Early this week, the Patient Safety Action Network shared and discussed the ECRI Institute’s Top 10 list of Patient Safety Concerns.  After review of ECRI’s list and repor...

March 14, 2018

This week is National Patient Safety Awareness week. It is a good time to reflect on patient safety in the United States.  We can all work together to improve awarenss of...

March 13, 2018

Patient Safety Awareness Week began on Sunday. Therefore, it is only appropriate to commemorate this week (and all following weeks) with awareness about safe patient care...

March 12, 2018

A Patient Safety Dilemma

Patient safety awareness week is March 11-17, which this year occurs at the same time as the Right Care Alliance campaign targeting insulin prices....

March 1, 2018

Do victims of medical errors go through psychological changes in addition to their physical ailments? Many report a sense of “betrayal” that goes beyond event itself. And...

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