Empowering Clinicians to Provide Safer, More Consistent Care

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Why were 33% of Medicare patients harmed in some way during their stay in a skilled nursing facility?

Of these, 59% were deemed preventable—from 2008 to 2012.*

Find out some of the causes and solutions, which include better clinical education and tools for clinicians, in the informative whitepaper, “Empowering Clinicians to Provide Safer, More Consistent Care” by Dr. Peter Edelstein, Chief Medical Officer, and Michelle Troseth, Chief Professional Practice Officer, Elsevier Clinical Solutions.

*Source: Adverse events in skilled nursing facilities; national incidence among Medicare beneficiaries. February 2014. Department of Health and Human Services; Office of Inspector General.

 

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