Pennsylvania Patient Safety Advisory
Increasing Influenza and Pneumonia Vaccination Rates in Long-Term Care
The Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority provides strategies for long-term care facilities to assess current program strengths and weaknesses, to increase vaccine availability and acceptance, to overcome decisional conflict, and to select new strategies to improve the effectiveness of vaccination programs.
Do Community Wristbands Present a Patient Safety Risk?
There is potential for confusion between community wristbands and hospital colored wristbands if the community wristbands are inadvertently interpreted as hospital wristbands, resulting in inadequate or incorrect care being delivered to patients.
Corneal Abrasion Injuries
In response to an inquiry by a Pennsylvania Patient Safety Officer, Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority analysts reviewed reports involving corneal abrasions.