Celebrate the 2019 I AM Patient Safety Winners
The Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority’s annual I Am Patient Safety contest promotes individuals and groups within Pennsylvania’s healthcare facilities who have demonstrated an exceptional commitment to patient safety. The nominations described scenarios of team work, high reliability, communication, innovation, event reporting, transitions of care, and more.
Safety Stories: Missing the Mark
This recurring feature, in this example, highlights a hazard that exists if the individual drawing up medication does not recognize that a syringe is incorrectly marked.