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.
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.
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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