FROM THE VIEWPOINT OF ENTERPRISE-WIDE RISK MANAGEMENT, consider the economic and human factors…

 
Benefits of exposure prevention at your hospital or surgicenter:
1. Avoid liability and litigation.
2. Avoid OSHA fines of up to $70,000 per incident.
3. Comply with JCAHO
4. Save workers compensation costs.
5. Save up to $3500 on follow up of each exposure.
(facilities average 30 exposures per 100 beds annually - source: EPINet))
6. Protect community image of your institution.
7. Preserve and Promote your facility image as safe and cost effective.
8. Prevent patient-to-care provider infection with bloodborne pathogens.
9. Prevent care provider-to-patient infection with bloodborne pathogens.
10. Reduce staff stress, improve morale, avoid burnout and job abandonment.
11. Create team spirit, communication, and cooperation in a safer working environment.
12. Attract and retain qualified OR staff .
13. Market your safer workplace to current and prospective staff, patients and managed care networks.
14. Ensure quality, performance and efficiency
 
Be proactive - eliminate exposures! Motivate and educate your personnel;
 
Purchase enough copies of Advanced Precautions for Today's O.R. for every at-risk care provider at your hospital at discount prices. For maximal savings, purchase direct from the publisher.
 

Facilitate the transformation to safer surgical and obstetrical work sites by providing cost-effective education. Advanced Precautions for Today's O.R is an enduring resource which provides easy-to-read information for all care providers at risk. Prevent injuries and exposures to blood in all hazardous invasive work sites-the OR, labor & delivery, ED, ICU/CCU, interventional radiology. Order copies for all staff and physicians at risk of exposure.

Dr. Davis is a member of ASHRM and a member of ASHRM's Environmental and Occupational Health Task Force.

 
Advanced Precautions for Today's O.R.: An invaluable quality improvement, risk management and error reduction tool.
 
"A life saving manual...should be required reading."
Michael Swor, MD, Asst. Clinical Professor, Dept. of ObGyn, Univ. of South Florida

 

HEALTHCARE ADMINISTRATORS consider these economic and human factors…

 
The benefits of exposure prevention at your hospital or surgicenter:
1. Save up to $3500 on follow up of each exposure. (facilities average 30 exposures per 100 beds annually - source: EPINet)
2. Avoid OSHA fines of up to $70,000 per incident.
3. Comply with OSHA and JCAHO
4. Save workers compensation costs.
5. Avoid liability and litigation.
6. Protect community image of your institution.
7. Preserve and promote image of facility as safe and cost effective.
8. Prevent patient-to-care provider infection with bloodborne pathogens.
9. Prevent care provider-to-patient infection with bloodborne pathogens.
10. Reduce staff stress, improve morale, avoid burnout and job abandonment.
11. Create team spirit, communication, and cooperation in a safer working environment.
12. Attract and retain qualified OR staff .
13. Market your safer workplace to current and prospective staff, patients and managed care networks.
14. Ensure quality, performance and efficiency.
 
Take control-prevent exposures! Motivate and educate your personnel. Purchase enough copies of Advanced Precautions for Today's O.R for every at-risk care provider at your hospital. For maximal savings, Purchase direct from the publisher (See below).
 
Facilitate the transformation toward safer surgical and obstetrical work sites by providing cost-effective education. Advanced Precautions for Today's O.R is an enduring resource, which provides easy-to-read information for all at-risk care providers to prevent injuries and exposures to blood in all hazardous invasive work sites.
 

Advanced Precautions for Today's O.R.

The Operating Room Professional's Handbook for the Prevention of Sharps Injuries and Bloodborne Exposures

By Mark Davis, MD, Foreword by Julie Gerberding, MD, MPH
160 page paperback, ISBN 0-9664873-6-2
First printing March 1999, Sweinbinder Publications LLC
 
"A life saving manual...should be required reading." Michael Swor, MD, Asst. Clinical Professor, Dept. of ObGyn, Univ. of South Florida
 

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