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The lab system reviews diagnostic orders, such as blood tests, microbiology and pathology tests, and blocks those that have been previously ordered. Monthly utilization reports are done.Read More
The Security Forces Hospital Program uses a computerized pharmacy medication notification process in ambulatory care, streamlining the dispensing process. A flat screen monitor advises patients when their medications are available and reduces the time spent by the...Read More
Pre-calculated drugs are available on the crash cart for all Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) patients and inpatients in case of cardiac arrest. This helps to prevent errors from occurring during the stressful time of resuscitation.Read More
The staff at Saad Specialist Hospital come from many countries and diverse cultural backgrounds which makes communication within team structures very complex. The hospital uses a sophisticated Simulation Lab Centre to ensure effective teamwork and communication. This...Read More
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Health Standards Organization (HSO) and its affiliate, Accreditation Canada, have been identifying and publishing Leading Practices in the Leading Practices Library for over 15 years. A Leading Practice is a practice carried out by a health and/or social service organization that has demonstrated a positive change, is people centred, safe and efficient. The Leading Practices Library is a knowledge sharing resource of innovative practices that have been identified through a rigorous evaluation process, and shared with the public, policy makers and organizations who are seeking ways to improve the quality of health services for all. Practices that are recognized as Leading Practices are published in the Leading Practices Library and also be advertised through HSO outreach events such as seminars, conferences, education materials; accrediting bodies affiliated with HSO etc.
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