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Utilization of checklists in the clinical setting to improve patient safety

Posted by on August 23rd, 2017 0 comments

The use of checklists have been proven to increase patient safety within the clinical setting. Notable studies have shown that when clinicians utilize checklists, central line infections are dramatically decreased and surgical morbidity and mortality is reduced. [1] Types of checklist include laundry lists, iterative checklists, diagnostic checklists and more.[2] ¬†Clinicians use these tools to… Read More »

Posted in: Bioinformatics, Blog, General (all entries), Health Literacy, Patient Safety, Research

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When Too Many Lab Tests are Bad for Your Health

Posted by on April 12th, 2017 0 comments

Imagine you visit your doctor and get some shocking news. You have a rare disease with no cure or treatment and only have a few months left to live. After you come to terms with the news, you start making arrangements, perhaps work on some of those things on your bucket list. Then you get… Read More »

Posted in: Bioinformatics, Consumer Health, Health Literacy, Webinars

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