Whitepaper on Safe Patient Handling and Mobility Claims Coding: A Pragmatic and Functional Approach
Authors: Vicki J. Missar, Michael Fray, Mary Matz, Candy Raphan, Wendy Weaver
Public Citizen Report The Healthcare Industry’s Castoffs
This report is the first in a 5-part series discussing the problem of injuries to healthcare workers arising from the physical demands of their jobs. These demands arise primarily from patient handling. The experiences of 6 different nurses are presented.
Safe Patient Handling in New York: Short Term Costs Yield Long Term Results
This report presents success stories both in New York State and elsewhere, including those associated with the NY Demonstration Project that has been in place for a number of years.
Transforming a Hospital Safety and Ergonomics Program: A Four year Journey of Change
Vicki J. Missar, Don Metcalfe and Gail Gilmore
This paper discusses successful patient handling, safety management, process optimization and culture changes in core elements of a health care safety program.
Colin Brigham reflects on a personal experience.
My Mother’s Story
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