You should be concerned! Below is an excerpt and the complete QUALITY ASSURANCE / PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT (QAPI) REPORT to our Helathcare Board at the June 2010 Board meeting. That is correct this year 2010!! Take NOTE - The Quality and Risk Manager who presented this report is no longer a Hospital Employee!!!
Many physicians don't want to rat on each other
By Sandra Yin
More than one-third of physicians don't think they're responsible for reporting colleagues who are impaired or incompetent, according to a study published on July 14 in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Nurse acquitted of felony charges for alerting the state medical board that a doctor at her hospital was practicing unsafe medicine.
Article: New Your Times
Healthcare providers follow hand-washing guidelines 34 percent of the time
By Dan Bowman
With the oft-reported news of hospital-acquired infections being linked to bad hand-washing practices, you would think that healthcare professionals would learn to simply comply with the rules by now. Not so much.