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Feb 14, 2018, 09:45 ET Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety Announces Availability of Webinar About Respiratory Compromise -- a Potentially Deadly and Avoidable Condition

The Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety (PPAHS) is pleased to announce that the Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) webinar on...


Jul 06, 2017, 10:30 ET Paul Buisson Death from Opioid-Related Adverse Events Could Have Been Prevented: 3 Steps That Could Have Been Taken

Paul Buisson's death from opioid-related adverse events could have been prevented. In a recent article written by the Physician-Patient Alliance for...


Jun 21, 2017, 10:45 ET Fostering Better Physician-Patient Communications: Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety Releases Interview With Creator of PatientAider

The Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety (PPAHS) has released a new interview with Mari Miceli, a nurse and the creator of patient safety...


May 09, 2017, 09:45 ET The Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety Releases New Patient Story Focussed on Patient-Controlled Analgesia

The Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety (PPAHS) has shared a new patient story video titled "Tyler's Story: A Deadly PCA Medical Error" on ...


Apr 04, 2017, 09:34 ET Nine Minutes to Improving Opioid Safety: Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety Releases YouTube Video

The Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety (PPAHS) has released a YouTube video which discusses in nine minutes how to improve opioid safety. ...


Feb 23, 2017, 09:30 ET PPAHS Releases Position on Ambulation as Key Health Metric

The Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety (PPAHS) has released a position paper calling for patient ambulation as a key health metric...


Jan 24, 2017, 08:30 ET SONORIA and PPAHS Announce Alliance to Improve Clinical Collaboration that Impacts Patient Health and Safety

The Society for Non OR Intervention and Anesthesia (SONORIA) and the Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety (PPAHS) are pleased to announce...


Jan 12, 2017, 08:30 ET Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety Releases Report On Orthopedic VTE

The Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety (PPAHS) released findings on practical solutions to prevent venous thromboembolism (VTE) in...


Dec 15, 2016, 09:45 ET Opioid Deaths Are (Still) Preventable: The Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety Remembers Leah

On the death anniversary of Leah, the Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety (PPAHS) remembers an 11-year old girl who died due to...


Nov 08, 2016, 09:30 ET 12 Years of Event-Free Use of Opioids: PPAHS releases interview with Harold Oglesby, RRT, St. Joseph's/Candler Health System

The Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety (PPAHS) recently interviewed Harold Oglesby RRT, Manager, The Center for Pulmonary Health, Candler ...


Oct 25, 2016, 09:30 ET Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety Conducts Survey on Patient Safety in Orthopedics

The Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety (PPAHS) announced the distribution of a survey to better understand and develop practical...


Oct 20, 2016, 09:45 ET PPAHS Launches New Campaign Targeting Orthopedic Blood Clots

The Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety (PPAHS) has announced it will begin a new patient safety campaign to develop practical solutions...


Oct 13, 2016, 09:45 ET PPAHS to Present at ACI Annual Advanced Forum on Medical Liability, Claims, Coverage, and Risk Management

The Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety (PPAHS) will be presenting at the American Conference Institute's 2nd Annual Advanced Forum on...


Sep 30, 2016, 09:45 ET Patient Safety Must Reads for September 2016

The Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety (PPAHS) today released Patient Safety Weekly Must Reads for September 2016. "These must reads,"...


Sep 27, 2016, 09:30 ET 5 Strategies to Keep Patients Safe When Receiving Opioids

The Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety (PPAHS) today released the second part of an interview with Thomas W. Frederickson, MD, FACP,...


Sep 12, 2016, 09:45 ET Is Surgeon General's Approach to Fighting the Opioid Epidemic Correct?

Recently, the Surgeon General issued a letter to physicians urging them to take a part in combating the opioid epidemic. On the Surgeon General...


Sep 06, 2016, 10:00 ET 5 Ways for Addressing the Opioid Epidemic: Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety Encourages Clinicians to Take the Lead in Addressing this National Crisis

The Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety (PPAHS) encourages clinicians to take the lead in addressing the opioid epidemic. "Prince was not...


Sep 01, 2016, 09:45 ET Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety Releases Top 10 Patient Safety Must Reads for August 2016

The Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety (PPAHS) released Top 10 Patient Safety Must Reads for August 2016. "These must reads," explained...


Aug 30, 2016, 09:45 ET 3 Ways to Make Opioids Safer: Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety Encourages Patient Assessment and Monitoring

The Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety (PPAHS) today released three ways to make opioids safer. PPAHS recently issued an interview with...


Aug 26, 2016, 09:45 ET Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety Patient Safety Weekly Must Reads for August 26, 2016

The Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety (PPAHS) announced the resumption of its weekly review of the trending topics in patient safety...


Aug 05, 2016, 09:45 ET Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety Releases 5 Steps for Preventing Opioid Harm to Patients

Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety (PPAHS) releases five steps to reducing opioid harm. According to ECRI Institute's 2016 Top 10 Patient ...


Jul 28, 2016, 09:30 ET Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety Ranked #9 Patient Safety Authority

According to Agilience, the Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety (PPAHS) is ranked #9 as a patient safety authority. Agilience "combines...


Jul 18, 2016, 09:30 ET A Promise to Amanda Foundation Says "Capnography Saves Lives"

On the sixth death anniversary of 18-year old Amanda Abbiehl, July 17, 2016, the Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety (PPAHS) noted that...


Jul 14, 2016, 09:30 ET National Coalition for Alarm Management Safety and National Coalition to Promote Continuous Monitoring of Patients on Opioids Recognized for Contribution to Patient Safety

The Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety (PPAHS) is pleased to announce that the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) has...


Jul 07, 2016, 10:00 ET Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety Releases Two Presentations on Reducing Medical Errors and Obstetric Malpractice Claims

At the recent conference "15th Annual Advanced Forum on Obstetric Malpractice Claims," a panel of four health experts discussed "Implementing...