Continuous Surveillance

patient safety
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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Improved Patient Safety
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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Respiratory depression
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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Patient Monitoring
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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