If this is new to you, The Clarity Post is our quarterly newsletter covering everything from current healthcare trends, to industry insights, to education and resources. It's packed with recent Clarity educational reports and industry news. We trust that this early fall edition will provide you valuable education and insights to help in your overall efforts to enhance the safety of your patients, visitors and staff.
Of key importance is the release of the National Academy of Sciences' report, Improving Diagnosis in Health Care. This report is a follow-up to the other sentinel reports by IOM that began in 1999 and raised a whole global consciousness on Patient Safety. This report shines a bright light on missed or delayed diagnosis and offers some strong paths toward improving diagnosis and increasing patient satisfaction. In addition, we call attention to the management of some of the contemporary issues facing our healthcare organizations today - workplace violence and patient handoffs. We appreciate you taking the time and interest to read on!