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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

Synensis Forging New Partnership with Health Matrix in Middle East Region to Meet Growing Demand for Improving Patient Safety and Healthcare Outcomes

Synensis, headquartered in Peachtree City, Georgia, USA, and Health Matrix, headquartered in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, are pleased to announce a partnership to offer patient safety, quality improvement, and patient-centered care services in the Middle East. The partnership will provide a powerful combination of software solutions, data management and consulting services, staffing, and patient safety training... Read more »Read More

Patient Centered Dying: Can There Be Too Much Caring?

By Richard Stone  Despite the spread and apparent acceptance of hospice philosophy and practices in this country over the past 20 years, with a focus on making it possible for people to die comfortably in their own homes, it would appear that the numbers of us dying in antiseptic hospital rooms has actually increased over... Read more »Read More

If the Numbers of Patients Harmed and Killed is Still Rising, is it Time for a Radical Solution?

By Richard Stone In the 1976 movie Network, the lead character, Howard Beale, reflects on the sad state of the world and declares, “I’m as mad as hell, and I’m not going to take this anymore.” I think this is how patients and citizens of this country feel when it would appear that little progress... Read more »Read More

The Final Frontier: Zero Harm

By Frank Harris The importance of reducing preventable harm to zero has never been greater as the pressure to turn our industry around continues to escalate. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ reimbursement formula ratchets up the penalties each year for poor quality on a number of fronts. By 2017, hospitals will stand to... Read more »Read More