Tags » Patients

Patient Advocacy for the Future

MassBio launched Impact 2020 on April 3, 2014. The report lays a path forward for the future of life sciences in Massachusetts, and at the heart of it all is the patient, so we decided to host a Twitter Chat about patients and patient advocacy. 110 more words

Biotech

Diverting A Nurse In The Preparation Of Medicines Increases The Risk Of Errors. Part 3 of 3

Diverting A Nurse In The Preparation Of Medicines Increases The Risk Of Errors – Part 3 of 3

Interruptions occurred during more than half (53,1 percent) of all administrations, and each interruption was associated with a 12,1 percent increase, on average, in procedural failures and a 12,7 percent increase in clinical errors. 196 more words

Clinical

Diverting A Nurse In The Preparation Of Medicines Increases The Risk Of Errors. Part 2 of 3

Diverting A Nurse In The Preparation Of Medicines Increases The Risk Of Errors – Part 2 of 3

Julie Kliger, who serves as program director of the Integrated Nurse Leadership Program at the University of California, San Francisco, said that administering medication has become so bit that everyone involved – nurses, health-care workers, patients and families — has become complacent. 199 more words

Clinical

Diverting A Nurse In The Preparation Of Medicines Increases The Risk Of Errors. Part 1 of 3

Diverting A Nurse In The Preparation Of Medicines Increases The Risk Of Errors – Part 1 of 3

Diverting A Nurse In The Preparation Of Medicines Increases The Risk Of Errors. 287 more words

Clinical

Drug History: Warfarin

It’s that time of the month again to take a look at another medication and its history.  The drug that we are looking at this time is one of the most commonly used anticoagulants that are on the market today.  346 more words

Research

Center For Emotional Fitness

Doctor Leon Rosenberg and one of his teenage patients spoke about how the teen was misdiagnosed and treated with the wrong medication, but after seeking help from Dr. 52 more words

Talk Philly

Drs, patients and Skype, what is realistic?

One in 10 surgeries are to offer patients the choice of seeing a GP at evenings and weekends, receiving electronic prescriptions and having checkups over Skype. 643 more words