Tag Archives: Safety

FDA draft guidance seeks better safety data for pregnant women

The Food and Drug Administration is proposing recommendations on how to better design studies to assess pregnancy outcomes in women exposed to FDA-regulated drugs and biological products. The new guidance includes sections on obtaining information from databases and electronic health records systems. According to the agency, its recommendations replace 2002 guidance issued to industry—which has… Read More »

How data visualization helped Saint Joseph Mercy improve quality, patient safety

Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, part of Trinity Health, which is headquartered in Livonia, Michigan, was working on improving its patient throughput and identified an opportunity to implement real-time analytics to help accomplish this goal. THE PROBLEM The health system operates in a value-based care market. Its hospital, like many hospitals across the country, works… Read More »

Daylight Saving Time Ends on Sunday – Sleep, Health and Safety Tips to Fall Back

This Sunday, November 4, we set our clocks back an hour. The move back to standard time might leave you dragging come Monday morning, but there are some things you can do to help you fall back an hour without falling out of your usual sleep schedule. In addition to taking steps to be well rested, the… Read More »