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Results of the 2013-2014 Opioid Knowledge Assessment: Progress Seen, but Room for Improvement 
Results of the 2013-2014 Opioid Knowledge Assessment 
Improvement in knowledge about the use of opioids occurred, according to the results of the opioid knowledge assessment tool. However, gaps remain in practitioners’ knowledge. In addition to education, high-leverage strategies can improve safe opioid use. 

 

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.  
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