Safety - May 2019

Free tool helps develop facility risk assessments

FGI guidelines can help identify hazards


Report says Florida needs to do more to fight disease, other threats

The state lags the national average in healthcare delivery


U.S. disaster preparedness is slowing

Regional inequities in preparedness persist


Clean water restored to Minn. hospital after power outage

A power outage released too much lime into the city’s water supply


Calif. hospital looking at options after seismic retrofit funding denied

Hospital leaders have started a public relations campaign reaching out to a diverse group of community members


One third of hospitals earn 'A' in Leapfrog's spring ratings

Of the more than 2,600 hospitals graded, 32 percent earned an "A"


Illinois hospital nearly shut down by floods

Healthcare system wants the city to revamp water drainage system


Extinguish these myths about fire emergencies

Understanding how occupants react can help with preparation


State probe finds Duluth facility's neglect allowed resident to drink cleaning chemical

The facility failed to implement safety precautions, the report said


Preventing hospital falls with slip-resistant grab bar surfaces

Studies have shown that slips and falls are a serious patient safety issue facing healthcare facilities


Hospital safety evolves after historical St. Anthony fire

The fire killed 77 people and lasted just under two hours



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