Winter 2016 Newsletter Released

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Root Cause Analyses (RCAs) are important underpinnings of patient safety. However, thorough investigations of the medical record and intensive interviews with numerous, key staff members are time consuming and often repetitive. But a new University of Missouri Health Care initiative has helped increase effectiveness and accelerate the overall process. 10

Smart Pumps.4 - An article from Citizen’s Memorial Healthcare
C.Diff be gone.6 - An article from St. Luke’s Hospital
Patient Falls.8 - Patient Falls in Missouri
Home Health.9
EMS Update.12
Legal Update: Exciting time for PSO Lawyers.3
Legal Update: Illinois court rules a Contract is Not Enough.14
Calendar of Events.13
Electronic Submission .15
PSO Reporting Trends.16