The latest thinking from clinical and patient safety leaders from Harvard and around the world. A steady stream of interviews, news updates, legal guidance, effective practices, event highlights, and more.
New Age of 45 for General Colorectal CA Screening
Lowering the age for asymptomatic colon cancer screening from 50 to 45 suggests some important changes for physician practices.
Newborn Body Cooling Safety and Efficacy Moves Forward
CRICO funds work to make therapeutic hypothermia more reliable and maximize its effectiveness.
Lowering the Risk of Moving Patients to a Different Hospital
Until recently, inter-hospital transfer has been under-appreciated as a patient safety risk.
Cures Act Opens Clinical Notes to Patients
New federal law gives patients access to almost everything in their medical record, including clinical notes.
Help For Optimizing Care and Preventing Risk With Virtual Visits
A new guide to help reduce risk when providing care in the virtual setting is now free online.
Hospital Fights to Head off Care Disparities During Pandemic
For vulnerable and under-served communities, patient safety and quality care were at added risk from the COVID-19 pandemic.
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The episodes in this podcast explore current issues pertaining to improvements and best practices in patient safety. They are generally relevant and timely.