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Christopher R.B. Merritt, MD
Patient Safety & Risk Management
Christopher R.B. Merritt, MD
04/30/2012 | Time : 19 min
About This Lecture:

Topics mentioned in this video : Specific considerations for ultrasound, Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality (AHRQ), Department of Health & Human Services, Medical errors, Institute of Medicine (OIM) report, Types of adverse events, Definition of adverse events, Definition of medical errors, Definition of diagnostic errors, Other types of errors, Error prevention, Systems errors, National Quality Forum, Importance of protocols, Importance of hand washing, Team approach, Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO), National Patient Safety Goals, Sentinel event alerts, Reduction in medical errors, Importance of correct patient identification, Improvement in communications, Critical test results, Healthcare associated infections, Active patient involvement, Medical legal issues, Establishment of medical negligence, Practice guidelines, Importance of proper documentation, Examination protocols, Types of malpractice lawsuits involving ultrasound

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Keywords : ACOG, ACR, adverse events. Diagnostic errors, Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality, AHRQ, AIUM, American College of Obstetrics & Gynecology, American College of Radiology, American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine, Department of Health & Human Services, healthcare associated infections, Institute of Medicine, JCAHO, Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, Joint Commission, medical errors, National Patient Safety Goals, National Quality Forum, nosocomial infections, patient safety, risk management, sentinel event

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