Advanced Practice Providers: Enhancing their Roles, Reducing Their Risks
Robert Thompson, R.T., J.D., MBA, LLM(DR) [...]
99999989This webinar will discuss cultural humility in caring for the transgender patient, specific health care needs and approaches from a system, as well as a personal level on ensuring respect and affirmation of a patient's gender identity when coming to your setting for care.
Remaining Independent or Selling Your Practice
Ryan S. Johnson
99999995Get the latest on health care regulations and guidelines, industry research, trends and training. Monthly live webinars and on-demand videos help you dig into hot topics. News clips keep you current.
New Toolkit to Promote Safe Surgery
20180102AHRQ’s new Toolkit to Promote Safe Surgery helps perioperative and surgical units in hospitals identify opportunities to improve care and safety practices...
New Safe Transitions of Care Toolkit
20180115A new resource, A Toolkit to Engage High-Risk Patients in Safe Transitions across Ambulatory Settings, from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) aims to reduce...
Developing Critical Thinking Skills in Senior Living Teams
99999988Errors in clinical judgment is one of the top contributing factors to resident injury and malpractice claims in senior living and skilled nursing settings. Clinical judgment is the result of combined critical thinking and clinical reasoning skills and aid care team...
ISMP Tool to Assess High-Alert Medication Risk
20171204The Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) has released a new tool, ISMP Medication Safety Self Assessment® for High-Alert Medications, offering hospitals, LTC facilities, and...
Antibiotic Awareness Week November 13-19
20171115U.S. Antibiotic Awareness Week is a key component of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) efforts to improve antibiotic stewardship in communities and in health...
AHA Releases Guide on Emerging Strategy for Virtual Care
20171215AHA has released a one-page guide to help hospital and health system board members and leaders implement virtual care strategies or telehealth. These strategies would allow...
New Guidance on HIPAA Information Sharing to Address the Opioid Crisis
20171103Following the declaration of a nationwide public health emergency regarding the opioid crisis, the HHS Office for Civil Rights is releasing new guidance on when and how healthcare providers...
Collaborating with Law Enforcement Guideline
20171013The International Association for Healthcare Security & Safety (IAHSS) recently released a new industry guideline titled Collaborating with Law Enforcement.
Constellation Announces Sale Of Health IT Business to Med Tech Solutions
20170712Constellation, Inc., today announced the sale of its Health Information Technology (IT) business unit to Med Tech Solutions, (MTS), an information technology and cloud computing company serving U.S. health care companies.
CDC Releases New Guideline for Prevention of Surgical Site Infection
20170704The CDC recently released the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Guideline for the Prevention of Surgical Site Infection, 2017 and estimates that approximately half of SSIs are deemed preventable using evidence-based strategies.
AHRQ Updates TeamSTEPPS©
20171002AHRQ is modernizing TeamSTEPPS©, its 10-year-old flagship teamwork and communications program, by focusing on online training, with continuing education credits and a mobile app available at no charge.
The I-PASS Program: Handoff Improvements
Christopher Landrigan, MD
AHRQ Toolkit Designed to Reduce Urinary Tract Infections and Other HAIs
IT - A Competitive Necessity or a True Competitive Advantage?
Terry J. Wilk
Emergency Preparedness Training by November 15, 2017
20170510Medicare and Medicaid participating facilities will be required to complete training for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' (CMS) new Emergency Preparedness Final Rule by the time the rule becomes effective on November 15, 2017.
Key Strategies for LTC Leadership Regarding Opioid Overuse
Louann Lawson, BA
IT Strategic Thinking - What, Why, How
Terry J. Wilk
Reducing Surgical Risk for the Obese Patient
David L. Feldman & Meg A. Rosenblatt
Celebrate Patient Safety Awareness Week March 12-18, 2017
Recommended Practices to Optimize the Safety and Safe Use of EHRs
Ellen Makar, M.S.N.
CMS & TJC: Secure Text Messaging for Patient Care Orders Is NOT Acceptable
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