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A Conceptual Framework for Improving Isolation Awareness in Pennsylvania Acute Care Hospitals 
A Conceptual Framework for Improving Isolation Awareness in Pennsylvania Acute Care Hospitals 
There exists a relationship between achievement, avoidance of failure, and personal risk in terms of worker compliance with isolation and associated procedures. Situational and isolation precaution awareness are important in such environments. 

 

Decline in Serious Events and Wrong Drug Reports Involving Opioids in Pennsylvania Facilities 
From 2005 through 2014, there was a 66.4% reduction in the number of opioid wrong-drug events reported, and a 79.4% reduction in the number of wrong-drug events involving mix-ups between morphine and HYDROmorphone. 
More than Complicated, Healthcare Delivery is Complex, Adaptive, and Evolving 
Individuals, or organizations, prioritize their improvement efforts by their needs, goals, and resources. The inherent paradoxes are inevitable and challenging but also offer opportunities for creative problem solving and advances. 
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Delirium: target contributing factors  Review discerning patient safety education  Nominate Someone or a Group Today for the I Am Patient Safety Poster Contest  See job openings with the Authority 
 
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