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Patient Safety Awareness

Helping clinicians promote safety and reduce risk through resources produced in collaboration with experts from the Harvard medical community: case studies, clinical guidelines, comparative data, and more...

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Telemedicine in the COVID-19 Era

Telehealth, or virtual health care is more popular than ever. The Covid-19 pandemic has seen to that. Two national telemedicine leaders share their expertise on the patient safety and risk management issues related to virtual visits, and how has the pandemic affected all of this.

 

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Risks in Radiology: Contributing Factors

Deep analysis of more than a decade of medical professional liability (MPL) cases reveals that those involving radiologists are most commonly related to missed or delayed diagnoses, in particular, cancer, fractures, and post-procedure complications.

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Unit Ill-prepared for Labor and Delivery Complications

A maternal early warning system (MEWS) to facilitate timely recognition, evaluation, and treatment for obstetrical patients developing critical conditions can make the difference between life and death.

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CRICO Clinical Guidelines

In conjunction with clinical experts from Harvard-affiliated health care organizations, CRICO develops and maintains evidence-based decision support tools for physicians and nurses whose patient encounters align with high-severity malpractice risks.

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