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The Center for Safety and Clinical Excellence at CareFusion serves as an independent resource to help foster the development and dissemination of best practices, clinical insights and innovations nationwide.
CLINICAL THOUGHTSDr. Carlos Nunez
"…It's clear to all involved in the delivery of healthcare that we have a tremendous opportunity to improve, to do more and do it better."
CLINICAL THOUGHTSDr. Cindi Crosby
“The secret to success is never giving or accepting excuses.”
CLINICAL THOUGHTSDr. Tim Vanderveen
"Life is full of unanticipated events; changes that are not always welcome, circumstances beyond our control. I stay grounded in knowing that with change comes opportunity.”
CLINICAL THOUGHTSDr. Dick Johannes
“We’ve entered an unprecedented period of change in healthcare. New demands on all fronts—clinical, financial and political—are redefining the future of our industry.”
Monday, June 03, 2013
A Pause for Safety: Protocol Lowers Risk of Over-Sedation in PCA Patients
Dr. Tim VanderveenAlthough patient-controlled analgesia (PCA) is widely embraced in clinical practice today, PCA poses a real risk of over-sedation.
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Thursday, May 02, 2013
How good technology helped catch a bad nurse
Dr. Tim VanderveenWe often hear media reports about the dangers of medication errors, on both the patient and the “second victim” –- the clinician who accidentally and unintentionally made the harmful mistake.
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Find case studies, articles and events covering key topics in healthcare.
Sweeping technological, economic and regulatory changes are taking place throughout the healthcare industry.
Nurses' risk without using smart pumps (Webcast)
CareFusion offers products and technologies that help clinicians provide the safe, efficient delivery of medications, at the critical points of care.
How automation helps improve standardization and redeployment of pharmacists to clinical functions (PDF)
HAIs take a human and financial toll throughout the world. See how CareFusion solutions are helping clinicians reduce infections.
Evaluation of a 2% chlorhexidine gluconate in 70% isopropyl alcohol skin disinfectant (PDF)
Typically, 50% of a hospital's budget is devoted to surgical areas. CareFusion is there to help ensure patient safety and economic efficiency.
IT Integration in the OR (PDF)
CareFusion's industry-leading respiratory technologies and services help improve patient care while lowering the cost.
Acute applications of noninvasive positive pressure ventilation (PDF)
December 2–5, 2014
AMSUS, the Association of Military Surgeons of the United States
December 8–10, 2014
ASHP, American Society of Health System Pharmacists
December 9–12, 2014
AARC, American Association for Respiratory Care
January 25–27, 2015
STS, Society of Thoracic Surgeons
January 26–29, 2015
February 25–28, 2015
AAHPM, American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine
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