ECRI top 10 patient safety concerns for 2019
ROBERT M BELL
rmsbell200 at YAHOO.COM
Mon Mar 11 21:16:20 UTC 2019
Thanks Mark and everyone,
Could we choose one and focus on it?
I’d go for number eight!
I think speed is one of the crucial things - do we do enough to emphasize that?
Does the public fully understand the importance of spreading infection and the time issue?
Can infection/spreading infection be graded - what are the most dangerous infections?
What are the age differences to consider?
Rob Bell, M.D.
> On Mar 11, 2019, at 11:46 AM, Mark Graber <Mark.Graber at IMPROVEDIAGNOSIS.ORG> wrote:
> “If you don’t get the diagnosis right, appropriate care cannot follow.”
> Here’s ECRI’s list of the top 10 patient safety concerns – many of them touching on diagnosis-related safety.
> 2019 Top 10 Patient Safety Concerns
> 1. Diagnostic Stewardship and Test Result Management Using EHRs
> 2. Antimicrobial Stewardship in Physician Practices and Aging Services
> 3. Burnout and Its Impact on Patient Safety
> 4. Patient Safety Concerns Involving Mobile Health
> 5. Reducing Discomfort with Behavioral Health
> 6. Detecting Changes in a Patient’s Condition
> 7. Developing and Maintaining Skills
> 8. Early Recognition of Sepsis across the Continuum
> 9. Infections from Peripherally Inserted IV Lines
> 10. Standardizing Safety Efforts across Large Health Systems
> Mark L Graber MD FACP
> Chief Medical Officer; Founder and President Emeritus, SIDM
> Professor Emeritus, Stony Brook University, NY
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