Patient Safety

March 18, 2021

Capnography: Key Measure for Proper Airway Placement, Return of Spontaneous Circulation, and Advanced Airway Displacement

by John Zaleski

Capnography, in the measurement of end-tidal carbon dioxide, provides an immediate assessment of ventilation adequacy, which is particularly helpful when treating patients who are in cardiac arrest or who have an advanced airway in place – supporting Patient Safety.

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March 15, 2021

Patient Safety Awareness Week: Annual Reminder to Advance Quality Healthcare Initiatives

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With this year’s observance of Patient Safety Awareness Week, those of us in the medical products and healthcare technology industries commend you for your achievements in protecting and improving the wellbeing of patients, and we reaffirm our commitment to help you fulfil a fundamental principle of healthcare delivery – Patient Safety.

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January 14, 2021

A Nurse’s Greatest Fear, Part 2: Giving Clinicians Greater Insight & Improving Patient Safety Outside of the ICU

by Cyndi Coyne, BSN, RN

Continuous monitoring of SpO2 and EtCO2 could help nurses in non-critical care areas identify decompensating patient conditions and intervene sooner to save lives.

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Female patient resting in bed in ward at hospital
March 17, 2020

Preventing Medical Errors with Patient Monitoring and Integrated Device Data

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By increasing the use of – and reliance on – medical device information, healthcare providers will gain more insights into patient health to possibly reduce medical errors and reduce the overall cost of care.

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patient safety awareness week
March 9, 2020

Patient Safety Awareness Week: Annual Reminder to Advance Quality Healthcare Initiatives

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Patient Safety Awareness Week, an annual event of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement taking place March 8-14, 2020.

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How Clinical Workflow and Early Detection Technologies Transform Patient Care
February 27, 2020

How Clinical Workflow and Early Detection Technologies Transform Patient Care

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A look into the cost of medical errors, how to identify at-risk patients at the first sign of serious decline, and how ​clinical workflow technologies can​ help reduce medical errors and preventable catastrophic events.

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