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May 19, 2015, 11:15 ET
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Founder and Host of The Doctor Weighs In, Patricia Salber MD, Joins Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety Advisory Board

 The Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety (PPAHS) announced today that Patricia Salber, MD, MBA has joined the Physician-Patient...

May 13, 2015, 10:30 ET
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Patient Safety Advocate Patricia LaChance Knode Joins Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety Advisory Board

The Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety announced today that patient safety advocate Patricia LaChance Knode has joined the...

Apr 28, 2015, 10:30 ET
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Noted Respiratory Therapist and AARC Representative Gene Gantt Joins Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety Advisory Board

 The Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety announced today that Gene Gantt, RRT has joined the Physician-Patient Alliance Board of...

Apr 02, 2015, 09:45 ET
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Reducing Respiratory Compromise and Depression

In a special roundtable discussion hosted February 26-27, 2015 by the National Association for Medical Direction of Respiratory Care (NAMDRC),...

Mar 24, 2015, 09:35 ET
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Podcast on Risk of Blood Clots after Cesarean Delivery Now Available

 "Risk of Blood Clots After Cesarean Delivery," a podcast about the increasing risk of blood clots after cesarean delivery, is now available at...

Mar 04, 2015, 09:45 ET
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Excellence in Opioid Safety: Featured Presentation at the AORN Surgical Conference & Expo

 A featured presentation on opioid safety will be made at the Surgical Conference & Expo hosted by Association of periOperative Registered...

Feb 24, 2015, 09:45 ET

Healthcare Leaders to Meet on Respiratory Compromise To Improve Patient Safety and Save Lives

Respiratory compromise is the second-most frequently occurring preventable patient safety issue and causes higher mortality rates, longer hospital...

Feb 11, 2015, 08:30 ET
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New Stroke VTE Safety Recommendations Prevent Blood Clots In Stroke Patients: Health Expert Panel Encourage Use of Venous Thromboembolism Recommendations to Reduce Adverse Events and Save Lives

 The Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety is pleased to announce the release of safety recommendations targeting the prevention...

Feb 09, 2015, 08:00 ET
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Recommendations for Reducing Death and Disability among Stroke Victims to be released at International Stroke Conference 2015

To reduce death and disability among stroke victims – and help healthcare providers lower rates of life-threatening venous thromboembolism...

Jan 22, 2015, 10:15 ET

Physician-Patient Alliance Recommends Continuous Respiratory Monitoring of All Patients Receiving Opioids

The Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety today issued the following statement encouraging the continuous electronic monitoring of all...

Dec 03, 2014, 09:55 ET
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Physician-Patient Alliance Encouraged by First Meeting of National Coalition to Promote Continuous Monitoring of Patients on Opioids

 The Physician-Patient Alliance for Health and Safety described the inaugural meeting of the National Coalition to Promote Continuous...

Nov 12, 2014, 09:45 ET
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Physician-Patient Alliance Salutes and Joins AAMI Foundation's Campaign to Promote Continuous Monitoring of Patients Receiving Opioids

 The Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety enthusiastically applauds the Association for the Advancement of Medical...

Oct 14, 2014, 11:30 ET
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Physician-Patient Alliance Salutes Hospital's 10 'Event Free' Years of Patient Safety

 The Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety is celebrating with St. Joseph's/Candler Hospital (SJ/C) as the Savannah, Ga.,...

Sep 30, 2014, 10:30 ET
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Nationally Recognized Patient Safety Expert Kenneth P. Rothfield Joins Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety Advisory Board

 The Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety announced today that Kenneth P. Rothfield, MD, MBA has joined the PPAHS Board of...

Sep 25, 2014, 10:30 ET
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Physician-Patient Alliance Urges Nation's Hospitals: 'Keep It On' to Ensure Safe Monitoring of Children after Surgery

Prompted by a mother whose one-year-old son died tragically after a successful bone marrow transplant procedure, the Physician-Patient Alliance for...

Sep 10, 2014, 09:15 ET
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Four Lessons Learned from Death of Joan Rivers

 The Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety (PPAHS) released today four lessons learned from the death of comedian Joan...

Aug 05, 2014, 10:00 ET
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4th Anniversary of Amanda Abbiehl's Passing Observed by Family, Friends, Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety and Local Media

 The fourth anniversary of the passing away of Amanda Abbiehl was recently observed by her family, her friends, the Physician-Patient Alliance...

Jul 22, 2014, 09:45 ET
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3 Key Lessons Learned for Implementing OB VTE Safety Recommendations: Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety Presents to AWHONN

On June 18, 2014, the Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety presented at the annual conference of AWHONN (Association of Women's...

Jul 15, 2014, 10:00 ET

Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety Debuts PPAHS Patient Safety Podcast Series Exploring Important National Patient Safety Issues

At the encouragement of the patient safety community, the Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety (PPAHS) has introduced the PPAHS...

Jul 01, 2014, 10:30 ET
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OB VTE Safety Checklist Recommendations Well-Received at NPSF Congress

The Physician-Patient Alliance for Health and Safety (PPAHS) joined hundreds of other impassioned attendees in Orlando, Florida to attend the 16th...