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Good Samaritan Hospital Awarded Certification from the Joint Commission for Hip and Knee Joint Replacement Programs
January 29, 2016 19:35 ET | Good Samaritan Hospital of San Jose
SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 29, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Good Samaritan Hospital today announced that it has earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval® for Hip and Knee Joint Replacement...
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Creating a Safety Culture Playbook for Health Care Leaders
January 27, 2016 11:06 ET | The National Patient Safety Foundation
CHICAGO and BOSTON, Jan. 27, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Patient safety experts and researchers have increasingly pointed to the role of organizational culture in the success of patient and workforce...
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New Report from the National Patient Safety Foundation Calls for the Creation of a Total Systems Approach and a Culture of Safety to Combat the Serious Issue of Patient Safety
December 08, 2015 09:40 ET | The National Patient Safety Foundation
BOSTON, Dec. 8, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fifteen years after the Institute of Medicine brought public attention to the issue of medical errors and adverse events, patient safety concerns remain a...
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Good Samaritan Hospital Earns 'Top Performer on Key Quality Measures(R)' Recognition from The Joint Commission
December 04, 2015 18:58 ET | Good Samaritan Hospital of San Jose
SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 4, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Good Samaritan Hospital announced today that it has been recognized as a 2014 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission,...
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Expanding the Reach of Patient Safety and Health Care Quality Education
November 24, 2015 11:13 ET | The National Patient Safety Foundation
BOSTON, Nov. 24, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF), a central voice for patient safety since 1997, and the Israeli Medical Association (IMA) have signed an...
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National Patient Safety Foundation Welcomes PeraHealth
November 18, 2015 09:41 ET | The National Patient Safety Foundation
BOSTON, Nov. 18, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF), a central voice for patient safety since 1997, recently welcomed PeraHealth as a member of the NPSF Patient...
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1,000 Strong: A Milestone for Certified Professionals in Patient Safety
October 29, 2015 11:14 ET | The National Patient Safety Foundation
BOSTON, Oct. 29, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The number of health professionals holding the Certified Professional in Patient Safety (CPPS) credential reached 1,000 this month, reports the Certification...
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Good Samaritan Hospital Earned an 'A' Grade for Patient Safety in Leapfrog's Fall 2015 Hospital Safety Score
October 28, 2015 14:10 ET | Good Samaritan Hospital of San Jose
SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 28, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- An announcement released nationally today by the independent hospital watchdog The Leapfrog Group, shows key shifts among many hospitals on the A,...
Handtevy Pediatric Dosing System Wins 2015 EMS World Top Innovation Award
October 05, 2015 11:42 ET | Pediatric Emergency Standards, Inc.
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL--(Marketwired - October 05, 2015) - Pediatric Emergency Standards Inc., creator of the Handtevy System, the revolutionary pediatric resuscitation system, wins an EMS Top Innovation...
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National Patient Safety Foundation Focuses on Patient Blood Management
September 30, 2015 12:14 ET | The National Patient Safety Foundation
BOSTON, Sept. 30, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Blood transfusion has been a standard of medical practice for decades, yet the safety and efficacy of blood transfusions is somewhat ill-defined in...