The Department of Homeland Security’s Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) has recently issued a ransomware alert to provide information about recent cyberattacks against hospitals and health care organizations. The alert also recommends preventative measures that organizations can take to protect their systems. Continue reading
Ineffective team communication is a top cause of patient injuries. AHRQ recently released, Team Strategies and Tools to Enhance Performance and Patient Safety (TeamSTEPPS®) for Office-based Care, an evidence-based program to create efficient and effective health care teams that optimize the use of evidence, information, people and resources. The training toolkit is available online and includes scripts, PowerPoint presentations and videos that can be used to educate team members.