November 11, 2022MedStar Health Researchers Examine Alleged Misrepresentation of EHR Capabilities with Potentially Far-Reaching Patient Safety Implications
A research letter available today in JAMA Health Forum advocates for more rigorous safety practices among EHR vendors. COLUMBIA, Md. – Researchers at MedStar Health, Brigham and Women’s Ho...
April 18, 2019The MedStar Institute for Quality and Safety and the Patient Safety Movement Foundation Partner to Eliminate Medical Errors in Hospitals
Medical errors are now the third leading cause of death in the United States Columbia, MD –The MedStar Institute for Quality & Safety (MIQS) is partnering with the Patient Safety Mo...
April 05, 2019
BALTIMORE (April 2019) – A home healthcare nurses recently received awards for heroic actions that saved people’s lives. RNs at MedStar Visiting Nurse Association Heather Fitzhugh-Boehm and Jennifer ...
March 20, 2019Center for Healthcare Narratives Publishes First Issue of Online Healthcare Narratives Literary Journal, "Please See Me"
The goal: To provide a platform that connects patients and providers as people through the health-related stories that give meaning to our lives—all in the spirit of wellness. Columbia, MD – Please Se...
February 13, 2019Institute Experts Contribute to Iowa Healthcare Collaborative Change Package on Diagnostic Error and the Laboratory Testing Process
The Iowa Healthcare Collaborative (IHC), through the Compass Hospital Improvement and Innovation Network (HIIN), has released a new change package “Reducing Diagnostic Error-Related to the Laboratory ...
February 04, 2019On Feb. 4, 2019, the MedStar Health National Center for Human Factors in Healthcare launched EHRSeeWhatWeMean.org and a related campaign, presenting compelling evidence for the need to address the known risks to patient safety and clinician burnout that stem from poor electronic health record (EHR) usability—and calling for action.
January 25, 2019
During the 7th Annual Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit, Dr. David Mayer, Executive Director of the MedStar Institute for Quality and Safety, was announced as the new Chief Executive Off...