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  1. Research Finds Effectiveness Of Radar And Bed Sensors To Help Keep Seniors Safe
    6/23/2016

    Monitoring technology helps health providers detect problems early. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  2. Institute For Patient Safety Takes Aim At Reducing Medical Error
    6/8/2016

    Collaborative institute to focus on patient safety issues and preventable medical errors. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  3. Quiz Your Staff With Mobile Apps
    6/1/2016

    Gamification is making learning new protocols easier according to experts who use mobile quizzes to increase information retention among hospital staff. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  4. Medical Error Is The Third Leading Cause Of Patient Death
    5/9/2016

    Study finds only heart disease and cancer caused more deaths than medical errors. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  5. Robotic Compounding Of Medications Helps Improve Patient Safety
    4/14/2016

    Using robotic systems for sterile IV therapies improves safety and compliance, reduces waste. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  6. Artificial Intelligence Reduces Hospital Admissions
    3/23/2016

    Research reveals benefits of integrating machine learning into remote monitoring. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  7. CMS Launches Medicaid Interoperability Initiative
    3/17/2016

    Move is anticipated to increase provider connectivity and improve sustainability of HIEs. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  8. Healthcare Miscommunication Costs 2,000 Lives And $1.7 Billion
    2/11/2016

    Total numbers are probably higher according to new research. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  9. CONNECT Bill Would Extend Telehealth Services Via Medicare
    2/10/2016

    The bipartisan bill would help providers meet the goals of MACRA with telehealth options. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  10. 5 Steps To Take Following A Needlestick
    2/8/2016

    According to The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), nearly 385,000 sharps-related injuries occur annually in the U.S. healthcare industry — an average of more than 1,000 per day. A sharps-related injury is a penetrating stab wound from a needle, scalpel, or other sharp object that may result in exposure to blood or body fluids. By Dave Hurton, Key Account Director, MedSafe