Safety - March 2017

Security staff saves man who set himself on fire in Detroit hospital

Man walked into Beaumont Hospital’s Dearborn pharmacy with a two liter soda bottle of gasoline

3/29/2017


Key points in mass-casualty disaster planning

Many facilities overlook this type of emergency

3/24/2017


Healthcare facility professionals mark Patient Safety Awareness Week

Patient safety responsibility extends to every department

3/23/2017


Inspectors find safety issues at Montana hospital

Hospital did not eliminate environmental risks for suicidal patients

3/20/2017


Boiler problems cause evacuation of Pennsylvania healthcare facility

Patients at Consulate Health Care of Cheswick were displaced for several hours

3/20/2017


Safety concerns raised before hospital roof collapse

Concerns about the structural safety at the Charlotte Maxeke Hospital, where a section of the roof collapsed, were raised by a legislator

3/17/2017


Hospital says facility smoking ban forces patients onto dangerous roads

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, which sets guidance for clinical practice, states that hospital premises, including the grounds, should remain smoke-free

3/16/2017


Dispute over hospital defects resolved

Embattled South Australian hospital will open within months

3/1/2017



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