Patient safety advocate organization Pulse Center for Patient Safety Education & Advocacy is to hold a fundraising Zumba class to bring attention patient safety education & advocacy.
Medicare penalties on payments to hospitals with poor patient safety highlight the problem. Family involvement in promoting best practices is part of the solution.
Three Healthcare Professionals Contribute Their Expertise to Leading Patient Safety Advocacy Group
The Ebola outbreak highlights the fact that hospital-acquired infections of other kinds are still a problem in this country. Patients and families have to make sure clinicians have washed hands before touching them, according to PULSE of NY.
Long Island Professionals for Patient Safety will presenting a free workshop on planning for future health issues — "Preparing for the Unexpected: ARE YOU READY?" — at Farmingdale Village Hall on Saturday, October 25th, 2014 2:00-4:00 PM.
Joan Rivers' recent death due to preventable medical error highlights the need for greater patient safety. PULSE of NY offers classes and training that equip patients and families to protect themselves when using the health system.
Continued support for patient safety advocacy and education efforts on Long Island.
A recent meeting of the Council on Patient Safety in Women's Health Care highlighted healthcare culture change and patient engagement as key to better patient safety.
16 people graduated from PULSE of NY's inaugural Patient Safety Advocate Training class held in Freeport NY.
Patient-safety advocacy and education group PULSE of NY has received a grant to assist day-laborers in using and navigating the healthcare system via an on-location trailer in Freeport, NY.
PULSE of NY, a community-based patient safety organization, has announced its partnership with a new consulting group, Healthcare Solutions Connection, to help healthcare organizations improve their patient engagement, safety, and satisfaction.
A delegation from PULSE of NY attended the gala presentation of the 2014 Castle Connolly Physician of the Year Awards on March 31 at the Pierre Hotel in New York. The awards honor outstanding achievements in medicine over the past year.
Patient safety advocacy and education group PULSE of NY is to offer a course of intensive patient safety advocacy training on Long Island, aimed at preparing candidates for possible employment by a Long Island-based home care agency.
New play, "Lady from Limerick," dealing with tragic medical error, debuts in New York, with discussions among patient safety experts, and those affected by medical errors.
A new play debuts April 10 in New York. It highlights the risks we take when we entrust our care to doctors about whom we know little or nothing. It is co-produced by PULSE of NY, a patient safety advocacy and education group.
Pharmacists know some over-the-counter remedies/supplements may interact harmfully with prescription meds. PULSE of NY runs "Brown Bag It" events where people can bring all their medications and get advice from pharmacists about any possible risks.
Long Island's first grassroots conference on medical diagnostic error and patient safety identified two areas for action: reforming healthcare institutions and making them more accountable, and educating patients to ask the right questions.
Patient safety education and advocacy group PULSE of NY announces a major seminar on diagnostic errors in healthcare. The event will gather national leaders in the field. It will take place March 3 in Plainview, NY. Registration link included.
Patient Safety Awareness Week is March 2-8. Here patient safety advocacy group PULSE of NY offers tips on four ways we can all help ensure our family and friends remain safe while under medical care.
Some non-prescription medications, vitamins and herbs can interact badly with your prescription medications. Members of the public can learn about the over-the-counter medications they take at a special event hosted by PULSE of NY.
Patient safety education and advocacy group PULSE of NY announces a major conference on diagnostic errors. The event will gather national leaders in the field. It will take place March 3 in Plainview, NY. Registration link included.