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July-September 2018| Vol 1| Issue 1
A Message from the Editor
Why a new journal of quality and safety in healthcare?
Medical errors are the third cause of death in US hospitals after heart disease and cancer, claiming one life every 2 min. In a Mayo Clinic study with the American College of Surgeons, 8.9% o...
Quality of care: One on one!
Do you know that flying in an airplane 24 h a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year for a few years is safer than being a patient in a hospital for a fraction of a day?
Our patients are at more risk ...
Pricing of monoclonal antibodies in the United States
Rising pharmaceutical prices have been a growing concern for providers, payers, patients, and policymakers around the world, but these are a particularly pressing matter...
Expert-Based strategies to improve access to cancer therapeutics at the hospital level
Background: Challenges related to access to cancer medications is an increasing global problem that has far-reaching impact on patients and healthcare systems. In this article, we are enlisti...
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Quality Improvement in Action
Reducing the rate of blood culture contamination in the emergency department of a university teaching hospital
Objective: Blood culture is an important laboratory test to determine bacteremia in Fungemia in patient's blood. Frequent blood culture contamination (BCC) leads to unnecessary treatment,...
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