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Putting patient safety first

by Maria Panagioti, Senior Research Fellow

Delivering safe healthcare to patients and preventing patient harm is an international priority. Despite this, patient safety incidents are not uncommon. 635 more words

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The Foundations Framework for Developing and Reporting New Models of Care for Multimorbidity

by Jonathan Stokes, Research Associate in the Manchester Centre for Health Economics

With colleagues at the Universities of Bristol, Glasgow and Dundee, we have published a framework aimed at improving care for patients with multimorbidity (two or more long-term conditions). 517 more words

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I Can See Clearly Now

Have you ever wondered how the highest quality image of inside the human body can be taken in the safest way possible? This may sound like an odd question for most, but for many radiological technologists like myself, I’ve pondered this question more times than I can count! 1,231 more words

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Diagnostic Error in Medicine: key topics

by Sudeh Cheraghi-Sohi, Research Fellow in Safety in Marginalised Groups: Patients and Carers theme

I recently attended the 10th International Conference on Diagnostic Error in Medicine (DEM) held in Boston and organised by the Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine (SIDM).  390 more words

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UChicago Medicine earns 12th consecutive ‘A’ in patient safety

The University of Chicago Medicine earned its 12th consecutive “A” in patient safety from The Leapfrog Group, a prominent hospital-watchdog organization.

The grade, announced Oct. 212 more words

Learning from each other: the International Society for Quality in Healthcare (ISQua) Conference 2017

by Rebecca Morris, Research Fellow in the Safety in Marginalised Groups theme

The International Society for Quality in Healthcare (ISQua) conference was held this year at the QEII conference centre in London next to Westminster Abbey and Palace of Westminster which was a prestigious backdrop to an interesting and diverse range of presentations.  475 more words

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