Health and safety experts at the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) annual meeting held in Chicago from April 26-30, 2014, addressed the rising maternal death rate in the US and the need to take action to keep mothers safe. Continue reading “Preventing Blood Clots in Mothers: IHI Experts and Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety Speak at ACOG Annual Meeting”
The Risk Management Quarterly, the peer-reviewed journal for The Association for Healthcare Risk Management of New York, Inc. (the NY chapter of the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management), recently published in its Fall 2013 edition an article by Lynn Razzano, RN (clinical nurse consultant, Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety) and Michael Wong, JD (executive director, Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety).
This article discusses the OB VTE Safety Recommendations recently released by the Alliance together with the Institute for Healthcare Improvement and the National Perinatal Association (for a copy of the press release, please click here).
Razzano and Wong explain the importance of the OB VTE Safety Recommendations: Continue reading “Managing Risk and Reducing Readmissions: New Safety Recommendations Prevent Venous Thromboembolism in Maternal Patients”