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Registry Spotlight: Adult NSQIP® Registry (National Surgical Quality Improvement Program)

This month’s registry spotlight is on the Adult NSQIP® Registry through the American College of Surgeons, Quality Improvement Program.     Registry Partners’ Surgical Services team can assist facilities and institutions nationwide with their Adult NSQIP Registry data collection efforts with our team of Surgical Clinical Reviewers (SCRs). Serving as a complete outsource solution or augmenting the facility’s current data collection team; we ensure high quality, timely…

Posted on Mar. 19, 2019 in From Our Perspective

National Poison Prevention Week

National Poison Prevention Week is March 17th to 23rd, 2019. This week is an opportunity to highlight the dangers of poisonings for people of all ages and to promote community involvement in poison prevention. Poisoning Basics: What types of substances can be poisonous?   Poison can come in solid, liquid, spray, or gas form.  Some common examples include: Alcohol Carbon monoxide Medicines Personal care products Household…

Posted on Mar. 15, 2019 in From Our Perspective

The Wise “Why’s” of Security

Information security consistently makes news headlines due to its importance and the far-reaching effects of failures. Breaches are common place: security researcher Troy Hunt reports a total of 6.8 billion accounts as hacked, and BreachLevelIndex.com reports 14.7 billion records have been breached since 2013. What makes the stolen data so valuable? Why is security of information, particularly healthcare data of patients, important? Why do healthcare entities…

Posted on Mar. 15, 2019 in Corporate Security

Patient Safety Awareness Week

This year’s Patient Safety Awareness Week kicks off March 10th through 16, 2019.  Patient Safety Awareness Week is aimed at encouraging everyone to learn more about patient safety and to inspire action to improve the safety of the healthcare system for both patients and healthcare professionals. Why is Patient Safety so Important? According to Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, there are over 440,000 preventable errors that occur…

Posted on Mar. 13, 2019 in From Our Perspective