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SALUTE Program launched to address disparities in veteran healthcare

Many veterans turn to civilian healthcare providers who are less reliability equipped to address military-related health concerns. SALUTE is designed to bridge that gap and help foster connections between veterans and their healthcare providers.

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ECRI names Clinica Imbanaco winner of the 2024 Health Technology Excellence Award

ECRI, a global independent healthcare and patient safety nonprofit, names Clinica Imbanaco the winner of its 2024 Health Technology Excellence Award. ECRI’s annual award honors a member facility fo...

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Transitioning from Getinge Cardiosave and Cardiohelp Systems: ECRI's Recommendations

The FDA has recommended that healthcare facilities transition away from Getinge Cardiosave balloon pump and Cardiohelp extracorporeal cardiopulmonary support systems due to continuing safety and qu...

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SALUTE Program launched to address disparities in veteran healthcare

ECRI, one of the foremost independent healthcare and patient safety nonprofits, launched the SALUTE™ Program to improve healthcare for veterans and address disparities in care that veterans may exp...

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Introducing SALUTE: Ensuring Equitable Healthcare for Veterans

Introducing SALUTE: Ensuring Equitable Healthcare for Veterans

Designing a healthcare delivery system that ensures equitable care for all patients is crucial for achieving total systems safety. This includes building partnerships among patients, families, and ...

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What Hospitals Need to Know: Using Water During Processing of Medical Devices
Infection Prevention

What Hospitals Need to Know: Using Water During Processing of Medical Devices

Every day, hospitals’ central sterile processing teams rely on water as they clean and sterilize a variety of medical devices. In this blog, ECRI outlines general considerations to support safe and...

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Using Evidence to Facilitate Physician-Patient Conversations about GLP-1 RAs
Evidence-based Decision Making

Using Evidence to Facilitate Physician-Patient Conversations about GLP-1 RAs

Glucagon-like peptide receptor agonists (GLP-1 RAs) now available to promote weight loss—Wegovy (semaglutide), Zepbound (tirzepatide), and Saxenda (liraglutide)—could potentially make much needed g...

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ISMP Issues Call to Action to Prevent Errors with Automated Dispensing Cabinets

Standardization and Smarter Logic Needed to Prevent Drug Name Selection Errors

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ISMP Updates List of Error-Prone Abbreviations, Symbols, and Dose Designations

Revised Tool Can Help Healthcare Organizations Update Their Own “Do Not Use” Lists

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A Step Forward for Medical Safety: New Guidelines for 2024-2025 from ISMP

This article appeared on the MyChesCo website on February 26, 2024.

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For media inquiries and interviews with ISMP's subject matter experts, please contact Renee Brehio at rbrehio@ismp.org.