Joint Commission issues Sentinel Event Alert on hospital alarms

A Joint Commission Sentinel Event Alert said noise from alarms on medical equipment can lead to "alarm fatigue" among hospital staff and may be linked to at least two dozen patient deaths each year. The commission said hospital officials should go after the problem and train employees on alarm management.

View Full Article in:

Boston Globe (tiered subscription model), The · Health Data Management

Published in Briefs:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Director, Litigation & Investigations EMEA
Gilead Sciences
Stockely Park
Assistant General Counsel/Senior Corporate Counsel
Genentech
South San Francisco, CA
Senior Analyst Compliance
Edwards Lifesciences
Irvine, CA
Legal Counsel
Alcon
Fort Worth, TX
Director, Senior Legal Counsel
Alcon
Fort Worth, TX