Navigation Links
State's Patient Safety Report a Valuable Tool For Hospitals' Quality Improvement Work
Date:1/17/2008

PRINCETON, N.J., Jan. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is a media statement attributable to Betsy Ryan, incoming President and CEO of the New Jersey Hospital Association:

"NJHA applauds the state upon today's release of its 2006 Patient Safety Initiative report. This is a valuable document for New Jersey's hospitals and their patients.

"This report gives us a wealth of information on which hospitals can focus their ongoing improvement efforts. The confidential reporting and collaborative spirit with the state Department of Health and Senior Services allows hospitals to share information in a non-punitive environment, fostering greater communication, openness and a shared commitment to improving care for all New Jerseyans.

"The report shows an increasing number of adverse events were reported by the state's hospitals in 2006. That's a positive. It's not necessarily an indicator that more events are occurring in our hospitals, but that hospitals are embracing the state's reporting initiative and bringing forward more incidents from which to learn and improve.

"Evidence of that progression can already be seen in the report. Pressure ulcers and patient falls are the most commonly reported serious adverse events. Not coincidentally, NJHA and the state's hospitals already are working with DHSS, the Institute for Healthcare Improvement and other partners to address these, and other, quality concerns. It's all part of the journey of identifying events, talking openly to address them and - ultimately - improving the safety of healthcare for all we serve."


'/>"/>
SOURCE New Jersey Hospital Association
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. HHS Announces $75 Million in Supplemental Funding to States for Pandemic Flu Preparedness
2. Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis Launches Aggressive Ad Campaign Directed at United States Congress
3. United States continues to have highest level of health spending
4. Proven Terumo Coronary Guidewire Technology Is Now Available in the United States
5. Medical Services International Received Its First Order for Testing By Regulatory Agencies in the United States
6. Statement by Mike Leavitt Secretary of Health and Human Services on the United States-China Bilateral Meetings on Food and Drug Safety
7. More Than 100 Organizations Call for a National AIDS Strategy to End the Epidemic in the United States
8. Akers Biosciences, Inc. ABI or the Company Receipt of Further United States Military Contracts
9. AMERIGROUP Contracts with Federal Government to Offer Medicare Advantage Health Plans in Seven States
10. Universal Health Care Coverage in the United States
11. Postoperative Pain is an Under Appreciated, Under Treated Problem in the United States
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/13/2014)... BC (PRWEB) July 13, 2014 Victorian ... excitement by promoting the rental of bikes for its ... historic downtown Victorian Hotel to tour the area using ... plus tax. Bicycle enthusiasts love to call Vancouver home, ... options for cycle travel and picturesque journeys through the ...
(Date:7/13/2014)... 2014 The report “Micronutrient Market ... Form (Chelated & Non Chelated), Application Mode (Soil, ... Trends and Forecast to 2018” defines and segments ... and forecasting of the global value and volume ... and restraining factors for the global agriculture micronutrients ...
(Date:7/13/2014)... (PRWEB) July 13, 2014 According ... Processing and Computing Market by Component (processor, GPU, ... Automotive, MDA, Medical), and Geography - Forecast and ... Heterogeneous Mobile Processing & Computing Market is expected ... a CAGR of 20.75% from 2014 to 2020. ...
(Date:7/13/2014)... Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter ... type of sensor for people with diabetes is being developed ... of blood, researchers report. Scientists at Brown University in ... artificial saliva. It uses light, metal and a special enzyme ... knows that diabetics have to prick their fingers to draw ...
(Date:7/13/2014)... York, New York (PRWEB) July 13, 2014 ... lawsuits ( http://www.transvaginalmeshlawsuithelp.com/ ) filed against Johnson ... litigation’s second bellwether trial, which is expected to get ... Order issued in the U.S. District Court, Southern District ... Conference will be held on August 7, 2014 at ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Victorian Hotel Creates Excitement by Adding "Cycle the City" Bike Rentals for Its Vancouver Hotel Rooms 2Health News:Micronutrient Market Worth $6,474.6 Million by 2018 - A Report by MarketsandMarkets 2Health News:Micronutrient Market Worth $6,474.6 Million by 2018 - A Report by MarketsandMarkets 3Health News:Micronutrient Market Worth $6,474.6 Million by 2018 - A Report by MarketsandMarkets 4Health News:Heterogeneous Mobile Processing & Computing Market Worth $61.70 Billion by 2020 – New Report by MarketsandMarkets 2Health News:Heterogeneous Mobile Processing & Computing Market Worth $61.70 Billion by 2020 – New Report by MarketsandMarkets 3Health News:Heterogeneous Mobile Processing & Computing Market Worth $61.70 Billion by 2020 – New Report by MarketsandMarkets 4Health News:Saliva Test Might Someday Replace Needle Prick for Diabetics 2Health News:Saliva Test Might Someday Replace Needle Prick for Diabetics 3Health News:Ethicon Vaginal Mesh Lawsuits Move Forward, As Federal Court Schedules Pretrial Conference for Second Bellwether Case, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 2Health News:Ethicon Vaginal Mesh Lawsuits Move Forward, As Federal Court Schedules Pretrial Conference for Second Bellwether Case, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 3Health News:Ethicon Vaginal Mesh Lawsuits Move Forward, As Federal Court Schedules Pretrial Conference for Second Bellwether Case, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 4
... , This release is available in German ... Foundation) establishes four new Research Units. This decision has just ... meeting in Bonn in April. In Research Units, outstanding researchers ... locations and across disciplines. The DFG funding thereby secures the ...
... , WEDNESDAY, April 20 (HealthDay News) -- Excessive sleeping, ... a greatly increased risk for behavioral problems later in ... describe as "regulatory problems," were the focus of an ... Data came from 16,848 children, including 1,935 with regulatory ...
... at the Mailman School of Public Health report evidence of ... deficits in IQ and working memory at age seven. ... prenatal chlorpyrifos exposure on cognitive development at the time of ... Perspectives . Until banned for indoor residential use ...
... , WEDNESDAY, April 20 (HealthDay News) -- ... family instability has no effect, a new study suggests. ... children and their families when the children were 9 ... provided insight into family poverty, family transitions, family demographics ...
... WEDNESDAY, April 20 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers have developed a ... pregnant women will deliver their babies prematurely. The ... foolproof: a study found that it misses some premature births ... an important tool for an obstetrician who currently has no ...
... , WEDNESDAY, April 20 (HealthDay News) -- Inhaled ... patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, who ... U.S. researchers examined the medical records of 15,768 ... VA hospitals for pneumonia between 2002 and 2007. Of ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:DFG establishes 4 new research units 2Health News:DFG establishes 4 new research units 3Health News:Babies' Persistent Fussiness Could Mean Behavioral Woes Ahead 2Health News:Prenatal exposure to common insecticide linked to decreases in cognitive functioning at age 7 2Health News:Poverty Can Hinder a Child's Cognitive Development, Study Says 2Health News:Experimental Test May Warn of Premature Births 2Health News:Inhaled Meds May Save COPD/Pneumonia Patients' Lives 2
(Date:7/11/2014)... LONDON , July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... of visitors to Safety & Health Expo ... by the move to London ... senior management attending exhibition.     ... (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140711/696892-a ) ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... , 11. Juli 2014  Dilon ... für die molekulare Bildgebung, einschließlich molekularer ... die CE-Zulassung für sein Navigator ® ... Dilon das Produkt jetzt europaweit vertreiben. ... Großteil der europäischen Länder ausgedehnt und ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... , July 10, 2014 Integrated Silicon Solution, ... advanced memory and analog IC solutions, today announced that ... July 24, 2014, at 7:00 a.m. Pacific Time (10:00 ... for the fiscal 2014 third quarter ended June 30, ... telephone, dial 1-888-556-4997 before 6:50 a.m. Pacific time on ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:UK's Flagship Health & Safety Event Has Successful Inaugural Year in London 2UK's Flagship Health & Safety Event Has Successful Inaugural Year in London 3UK's Flagship Health & Safety Event Has Successful Inaugural Year in London 4Dilon erhält CE-Zulassung für sein Navigator-Gamma-Sondensystem 2
... SAN DIEGO, March 30, 2011 Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... and Chief Executive Officer of Neurocrine Biosciences, will be presenting ... City.   The live presentation takes place ... / 10:20 a.m. Pacific Time.  The presentation will be webcast ...
... AAIPharma Services Corp., a leading provider of ... its compendial raw materials testing group to a ... Wilmington, N.C., headquarters facility. The move follows a ... analytical testing business. (Logo:   http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110330/CG74146LOGO ...
Cached Medicine Technology:AAIPharma Services Announces Compendial Testing Facility Expansion 2
For the qualitative and semi-quantitative measurement of RF in human serum....
... The Newmarket Laboratories RPR kits use ... of lipid antigens, which will combine ... or plasma. The particles are suspended ... eliminate non - specific reactions. Positive ...
Rapid Plasma Reagin (RPR) set is a non-treponemal flocculation test that is,used for the qualitative and semi-quantitative determination of reagin,antibodies in serum or plasma from persons with syph...
... For use as a quality ... IgG antibody to Toxoplasma gondii ... rubella virus (rubella IgG), IgG ... and IgG antibody to herpes ...
Medicine Products: