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Lowering the Risk of Moving Patients to a Different Hospital
By Tom A. Augello, CRICO

One of the lesser-known safety risks for hospitals is the transfer of a patient from one facility to another. A new guidance document attempts to make inter-hospital transfers safer.

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In the Name of Respect
By Jock Hoffman, CRICO

Good rapport begins with first impressions.

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Shared Risk to Consider in Nursing Med Mal Cases, Cures Act Podcast, Patient Refusal Case Study, and More
By Alison Anderson, Missy Padoll, Wallinda Hutson, CRICO

Insights May 2021. Shared Risk to Consider in Nursing Med Mal Cases, Cures Act Podcast, Patient Refusal Case Study and More

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Opening the Door to Safe Virtual Visits
By Jock Hoffman, CRICO

While COVID-19 closed many doors across health care, it did push the door to virtual visits wide open.

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Cures Act Opens Clinical Notes to Patients
By Tom A. Augello, CRICO

New federal law gives patients access to almost everything in their medical record, including clinical notes. It allows for a different kind of partnership between patients and providers where they are co-producing the outcome. This may be good for both patient safety and risk management.

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3 Ways to Stay Safe from Workplace Violence, Risks in Emergency Medicine, and More
By Alison Anderson, Missy Padoll, Wallinda Hutson, CRICO

Insights April 2021. 3 Ways to Stay Safe from Workplace Violence, Risks in Emergency Medicine, and More

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Opening Your Notes: Patient Care Recommendations

Keep these methods of notes documentation in mind when recording your patient encounter. See the list of tips and specific examples.

 

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Cures Act Overview

Eight categories of clinical notes created must be immediately available to patients through a secure online portal. Providers may not block, or delay patients’ access to, any eligible information entered and stored in their EHR. Learn more about this 2021 ruling.

 

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Cures Act: Perspectives from Claims and Patient Safety

Looking at the Cures Act and more open notes from both a patient safety and malpractice claims perspective.

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Help For Optimizing Care and Preventing Risk With Virtual Visits
By Tom A. Augello, CRICO

A new guide called Patient Safety Guidance for the Virtual Visit: Managing Risk in a New Care Setting is available free online. It was produced by the Academic Medical Center Patient Safety Organization, and covers a range of issues from the first decision to engage in a virtual visit with a patient, to the follow-up needed to close important loops, and even quality improvement measures. Dr. Philip Ciampa, task force member, walks through some of the key points.

 

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