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Preventable Patient Harm

by the Numbers*

*Patients harmed in the USA since January 1, 2014

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Newsroom & Blog

HHS Reports Quality Improvements Saved 15,000 Lives

FAYETTEVILLE, GA., May 16, 2014 –  According to data released by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, quality improvements decreased hospital-acquired infections, adverse drug events, falls, infections and other forms of hospital-induced harm in 2011 and 2012. This translates to the prevention of 15,000 deaths in hospitals and approximately $4 billion in healthcare... Read more »Read More

Synensis Uses TeamSTEPPS Training with University for Maximum Patient Care

What does Intraprofessional education, TeamSTEPPS and Simulation have in common?  A lot of collaboration if you are Ohio University colleges of Health Sciences, and Heritage College of Medicine! Senior Administrators and Faculty of HCOM, and HCA attended two days of training learning intra-professional collaboration tools and strategies using TeamSTEPPS, Simulation and Action Planning Events. The... Read more »Read More

Oh Where, Oh Where Might My Doctor Be? – A Patient Experience Story

Over the past couple weeks my wife had been experiencing high blood pressure. It came and went along with sensations in her neck and arm. These were signs of trouble. A visit to her internist Friday afternoon raised the flags of alarm. Her doctor saw some anomalies in her EKG that simply had never been... Read more »Read More

Preventable Billions – with a “B”

The cost displayed on the Synensis real-time preventable harm counter keeps rising. It jumps approximately $1,000 every second.  Based on data from the Institute of Medicine, the annual cost attributed to preventable patient harm in the U.S. is estimated at $17,000,000,000. This constitutes a hidden cost to individuals and millions paid by employers due to... Read more »Read More