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Patient Flow in the Emergency Department: Phase III—after Disposition Decision through Departure 
Patient Flow in the Emergency Department: Phase III—after Disposition Decision through Departure 
Four key vulnerabilities exist: gaps in care, delays, insufficient oversight, and lack of prompt transition. Care may be enhanced through awareness of said vulnerabilities and implementation of risk reduction strategies and best practices in patient flow. 

 

Prolonged Prone Positioning for Patients with Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome 
The Authority received an information request about prolonged prone positioning for patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome. No formal guidelines were found; however, there are contraindications associated with this intervention. 
Strategies to Turn the Tide against Inappropriate Antibiotic Utilization 
Responsible antibiotic utilization and implementation of antibiotic stewardship programs are vital components of strategies to minimize multidrug resistance and Clostridium difficile infections. 
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Review Discerning Patient Safety Education 
The Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority Invites You to Attend a Health Literacy Program 
Delirium: Know What It Is To Help Prevent Injury To Your Loved One 
Executive Director—Position available  
Review Discerning Patient Safety Education  The Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority Invites You to Attend a Health Literacy Program  Delirium: Help Prevent Injury to Your Loved One   Executive Director Position Available  
 
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