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Balancing Family Bonding with Newborn Safety 
Balancing Family Bonding with Newborn Safety 
An accidental injury of a newborn in the care of family members can be devastating. Healthcare facilities can make a difference in newborn events by incorporating prevention methods such as family awareness, staff monitoring, and education. 

 

Robotic-Assisted Surgery: Focus on Training and Credentialing 
As professional standards develop, hospitals are responsible for developing training programs that adequately prepare the physician and surgical team to safely perform robotic procedures.  
Tracking Ambulatory Surgical Facility Cancellations and Transfers: Lessons Learned from an 18-Month Collaboration 
Effective solutions start with analyzing data relevant to these events. An Authority tool can assist facilities in tracking cancellations and transfers, collecting event information, and evaluating the costs of cancellations. 
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Prevent surgical site infections 
Identify errors associated with opioids 
PSO participation delayed until 2017 
Vacancy for Infection Prevention Analyst position 
Prevent surgical site infections  Identify errors associated with opioids  PSO participation delayed until 2017  Vacancy for Infection Prevention Analyst 
 
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