Tag Archives: patient safety

Most hospital readmissions caused by common complications

    A study released by the Journal of the American Medical Association shows the main reason why patients need to be…[ Read More ]

Hospitals Blatantly Disregard Minnesota Law

Hospitals Blatantly Disregard Minnesota Law By Mathew Keller, RN JD Patients, nurses, healthcare workers, and Minnesota citizens won a hard-fought victory in…[ Read More ]

Hospital Admits Fault in Patient Death, Implements Improvements

From the Patient safety blog:   December 17, 2014 ThinkReliability Staff View image | gettyimages.com   By Angela Griffith A hospital in…[ Read More ]

nurse leaders in curbing infection

UC Davis: Staffing Ratios Has Reduced The Number of Workplace Injuries for Registered Nurses

Original post here: http://www.mcknights.com/increasing-staff-to-patient-ratios-improves-nurse-safety-researchers-find/article/374489/   Tim Mullaney, Staff Writer October 01, 2014 Increasing staff-to-patient ratios improves nurse safety, researchers find #175139420 /…[ Read More ]

Video: Why Alarms and Cameras Are Not a Minimum Standard of Care

From NBC-TV, San Diego Video Here: http://www.nbcsandiego.com/news/local/Broken-Bed-Alarm-Allowed-Patient-to-Walk-From-Hospital-Die-Report–275234411.html An investigation into what allowed a second patient in two years to simply walk away…[ Read More ]

U of M study: More RN hours Means Better Care in Nursing Homes

From the Minneapolis Star Tribune: By Dan Browning It took some sophisticated statistical methods to prove what might seem obvious to the…[ Read More ]

Nurse story: Lea Bodenheimer

Bemidji nurse Lea Bodenheimer talks about the need for safe staffing and why patient safety is affected.      

A Nurse When You Need Us

It’s not uncommon for nurses to work a shift when patients need far more RN staffing than what is on duty.  In…[ Read More ]