Posts Tagged patient safety
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USF Health’s ambulatory surgery center achieves AAAHC accreditation

TAMPA, Fla. (May 24, 2018) – The USF Health Endoscopy & Surgery Center has earned accreditation from the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) – an achievement […]

Physician residents participate in USF Health Patient Safety Workshop

In a standard hospital room lie dozens of potential dangers threatening the well-being of the patient.  It’s up to every member of the health care team to mitigate […]

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Dr. Nishit Patel dives deep into data for his practice, for his patients and, ultimately, for cures [video]

This story is part of a series highlighting faculty who are shining examples of quality and compassionate patient care and patient safety. Every day, these health care providers […]

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Dr. Harry van Loveren takes the most challenging cases while giving patients understanding, knowledge and the confidence they seek in a neurosurgeon [video]

This story is part of a series highlighting faculty who are shining examples of quality and compassionate patient care and patient safety. Every day, these health care providers […]

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Dr. Karen Bruder guides USF Health into Epic, knowing its potential for improving patient safety

This story is part of a series highlighting faculty who are shining examples of quality and compassionate patient care and patient safety. Every day, these health care providers […]

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Dr. Terri Ashmeade brings patient safety to the forefront of medical training, and has the data to back it up [Multimedia]

This story is part of a series highlighting faculty who are shining examples of quality and compassionate patient care and patient safety. Every day, these health care providers […]

Students aim to improve patient safety with new USF Health interdisciplinary group

Despite countless hours of prevention training for healthcare professionals, urinary tract infections (UTIs) remain a big problem in nearly every hospital in the country. To help curb, and […]

Captain Jeffrey Skiles, US Airways

Aviation’s safety culture can translate to health professions

It started as a routine takeoff for US Airways Flight 1549. But everything changed so fast. Just after takeoff, Capt. Jeff Skiles, the plane’s co-pilot, caught a glimpse […]