April 23, 2019

What Clinicians Can Learn From Commercial Aviation

by Mary Jahrsdoerfer, Ph.D., R.N.

How was the aviation industry able to achieve such an incredible safety record, while the healthcare industry struggles to reduce an unacceptable number of preventable injuries and deaths?

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April 22, 2019

How Clinicians Adopt Technology

by Jessica Lake, BSN, BS, RN

Technology implemented with the end-user in mind ensures high adoption rates. Clinicians will reject technologies that does not align with their daily activities or enable them to work more efficiently.

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March 16, 2019

ECRI Report Provides a Roadmap for Improved Patient Safety

by Sam Larson

Capsule commends ECRI in its efforts to highlight areas of patient safety concern—it’s imperative that all healthcare stakeholders work together toward the goal of improved patient safety.

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March 4, 2019

New Study Demonstrates the Threat of Respiratory Compromise

by John Zaleski, Ph.D., CAP, CPHIMS

Continuous clinical surveillance can be deployed to mitigate serious deterioration in patients at risk of respiratory failure and other medical conditions in high acuity and general care settings.

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January 15, 2019

Why the Difference Between Continuous Surveillance and Patient Monitoring Matters

by Mary Jahrsdoerfer, Ph.D., R.N.

Understanding the distinctions between patient monitoring and continuous clinical surveillance represent the basis of good clinical practice, the foundation of patient safety initiatives and ability to comply with regulatory requirements.

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November 28, 2018

Technology, Workflow and Outcomes: Finding Balance for Nurses

by Jessica Lake, BSN, BS, RN

For many nurses, increased medical technology is just another barrier to human-centered, outcomes-based care. There is a better way—and it’s up to nurses to forge that path.

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