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Jun 09, 2016, 09:45 ET Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety Presents at International Conference on Opioids

At the International Conference on Opioids (ICOO), which took place in Boston June 5-7, 2016, the Physician-Patient Alliance for Health &...


May 31, 2016, 09:30 ET 5 Keys to Reducing Harms from Opioids: Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety Releases Podcast with ECRI Institute

 The Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety (PPAHS) today released a podcast with ECRI Institute's Patient Safety Analyst,...


May 03, 2016, 09:15 ET Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety Says Hospitals Are Giving Away Money

At a recent presentation in Washington DC, Michael Wong, JD (Executive Director, Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety) asked, "Are...


Apr 19, 2016, 09:15 ET 6-Month Return on Investment of Continuous Electronic Monitoring: An Interview with Eyal Zimlichman, MD

The Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety (PPAHS) is pleased announce the release of an interview with Eyal Zimlichman, M.D., MSc. Dr....


Mar 29, 2016, 09:15 ET Opioid Pain Medication & Assessing the Risk of Respiratory Compromise: Pamela Parker, RN on the Death of Her 17-Year Old Son

The Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety (PPAHS) today released an interview with Pamela Parker, BSN, RN, CAPA on the death of her...


Feb 03, 2016, 09:30 ET Reducing Rapid Response Calls by 50% and Avoiding Respiratory Depression During Conscious Sedation

The Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety (PPAHS) today released a video interview with Richard Kenney, MSM, RRT, NPS, ACCS, RCP...


Nov 24, 2015, 10:30 ET Noted Anesthesiologist and Patient Safety Innovator Michael W. Jopling Joins Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety Advisory Board

The Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety announced today that Michael W. Jopling, MD – currently an Anesthesiologist with...


Nov 04, 2015, 09:45 ET Three Technologies Nurses Want Discussed at ACI Medical Liability Conference

Three technologies nurses want were discussed at the recent ACI Medical Liability conference. The Physician-Patient Alliance for Health &...


Oct 26, 2015, 09:15 ET Three Technologies Nurses Want: Preliminary Survey Results Presented at ACI Medical Liability Conference

Three technologies that nurses want will be presented at the ACI Medical Liability conference (October 26-27, 2015) by the Physician-Patient...


Oct 16, 2015, 09:45 ET Death of Joan Rivers a Wake Up Call for Surgical Centers and Patients

At this year's OR Excellence conference (October 14-16, 2015), Kenneth P. Rothfield, M.D., M.B.A., (System Vice President and Chief Medical...


Sep 30, 2015, 11:30 ET Preventative Healthcare Practices May Prevent Blood Clots in Patients

The Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety has released a podcast about how preventative healthcare practices may prevent blood clots...


Sep 30, 2015, 10:30 ET Survey on Nursing and Monitoring for Respiratory Compromise: Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety Invites Nurses to Participate

Researchers at the Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety (PPAHS) invite nurses to participate in an anonymous, secure, online survey...


Sep 30, 2015, 09:15 ET Preventing Blood Clots in Pregnant Mothers: PPAHS Releases Web-Enabled Application of OB VTE Safety Recommendations

The risk of blood clots in pregnant mothers is almost ten times more likely than a non-pregnant woman. To help prevent blood clots in pregnant...


Sep 29, 2015, 09:45 ET Improving Health Care to Prevent Adverse Events and Death: Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety Announces Educational Series on Continuous Patient Monitoring

To help improve health care by preventing adverse events and death, the Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety (PPAHS) is hosting an...


Sep 28, 2015, 09:30 ET 5 Keys to Successful Monitoring of Patients Receiving Opioids: Harold Oglesby, RRT Discusses More Than 10 "Event Free" Years of Patient Safety

Harold Oglesby, RRT (Manager, The Center for Pulmonary Health, Candler Hospital, St. Joseph's/Candler Health System) recently discussed more than...


Sep 24, 2015, 11:00 ET Stroke Health Care Expert, Laurie Paletz Joins Board of Advisors of Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety

Stroke health care expert Laurie Paletz, BSN, PHN, RN-BC, SCRN (Stroke Program Coordinator, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center) joins the Board of...


Sep 24, 2015, 10:30 ET Ensuring Child Safety During Common Medical Procedures: Video Discusses Risks of Over Sedation

The safety of children could be at risk when they undergo common procedures involving sedation, such as for fracture reduction, laceration repair,...


Sep 21, 2015, 09:30 ET Stroke Health Care Expert, Neurologist Mark Alberts Joins Board of Advisors of Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety

Stroke health care expert, neurologist Mark J. Alberts, MD, FAHA joins the Board of Advisors of the Physician-Patient Alliance for Health &...


Sep 18, 2015, 09:15 ET Rising Maternal Death Rate & Risks for Babies: Preventing Blood Clots in Pregnant Mothers

A rising maternal death rate puts pregnant mothers and their babies at risk. In an effort to keep pregnant mothers safe, the Physician-Patient...


Sep 09, 2015, 10:15 ET 7 Steps for Better Health Care: A Framework for Monitoring Patients Receiving Opioids

The Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety released for public comment "7 Steps for Better Health Care: A Framework for Monitoring...


Aug 20, 2015, 10:00 ET Nationally Known Legal Nurse Consultant Patricia Iyer Joins Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety

Legal nurse consultant Patricia Iyer, MSN, RN, LNCC joins the Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety as Nurse Consultant and Podcast...


Aug 13, 2015, 09:45 ET Keeping Pregnant Mothers Safe from Blood Clots: Managing the HealthCare Risk in Obese Patients

Preventing blood clots in pregnant mothers poses significant healthcare challenges. The risk of blood clots in pregnant mothers is almost ten times...


Aug 11, 2015, 09:45 ET Patient Safety during Common Medical Procedures: Case Studies in Improving Health Outcomes Through Capnography

Recent deaths - comedian Joan Rivers and 17-year-old Sydney Galleger - are a reminder of the need to ensure patient safety during common medical...


Aug 06, 2015, 10:45 ET Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety Improves Health Care and Patient Safety

The Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety (PPAHS) is pleased to announce the appointment of Rachelle Rotunda to the PPAHS team. As...


Jul 31, 2015, 13:30 ET Correction Notice Of Press Release On Surviving Your Hospital Stay

The Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety issued a press release on July 28, 2015, "Surviving Your Hospital Stay: Physician-Patient...