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Patient Safety : The Delivery of Healthcare

Editor’s note: For all of the following, the solutions to improved health care delivery are known and relatively inexpensive to significantly improve. Why do patients, consumers and regulators tolerate these errors?


Nurse survey shows cleanliness, medication safety issues
A survey of more than 700 hospital nurses by Consumer Reports found 28% had seen problems with cleanliness in the past week and 26% reported that hospital staff didn’t always properly wash their hands. Eleven percent of nurses also said they had seen incorrect administration of medications during the previous week. WLS-TV (Chicago)/Consumer Reports (8/4)


August 5, 2009 - Posted by | Accountability, healthcare | ,

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