Hospitals Fight Back Against Preventable Medical Errors, Improve Patient Safety
The Unforgivable Metric: Avoidable Patient Errors…
…and What Hospitals Can Do About Them
Patients go to the hospital for healing, but despite the best intentions of clinical staff, far too many patients experience unintended harm.
The numbers are staggering. Medical errors are the third leading cause of death in the United States after heart disease and cancer. Today alone, 1,000 people will die because of a preventable hospital error.
Check out our short infographic to learn how real hospitals are using clinical surveillance to turn the tide against medical errors and other patient safety issues.
New Report Looks at the Future of Patient Safety
Dr. Hayley Burgess discusses patient safety challenges, improvement opportunities, and the role that technology can play in advancing positive changes in a new article from Patient Safety & Quality Healthcare.
VigiLanz Backs Safer Care: Answering the PCAST Call
VigiLanz stands ready to support the recommendations for improving patient safety as outlined by the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST).