Smart Healthcare Safety from ECRI
Welcome to Smart Healthcare Safety from ECRI, where we discuss real healthcare safety issues.
The goal of this podcast is to bring ECRI's guidance to life. The recommendations are meant to help you get from being aware of an issue to assuring that your patients are safe. Hear from our experts and guests on topics that affect your delivery of safe patient care.
July 29, 2020Reopening Nursing Homes to Visitors
During the COVID-19 pandemic, the need for drastic social distancing measures included banning visitors at most nursing homes throughout the U.S. in an attempt to protect some of the most vulnerable among us. That ban, however, carried with it a real...
June 17, 2020Patient Safety Concerns: Maternal Health (Part 2)
Recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows more than 700 women die each year from childbirth-related complications in the United States—and more than half of these deaths are preventable. Another 50,000 women...