Jeff Brady MD MPH

Apply TeamSTEPPS Approaches During COVID-19 Treatment to Keep Patients Safe

By Jeffrey Brady MD MPH – For doctors, nurses, and other frontline care providers, treating patients with COVID-19 presents extreme challenges. Clinicians are working extra shifts under high-risk conditions. Suddenly, dedicated teams on “the front lines of care” face even more difficulties as they strive to protect their patients from safety threats.

Pilot Testing Patient Reporting of Safety Events from the Patient and Family Perspective

By Jeff Brady MD, MPH – To make health care safer, we have to know when harm happens. If information about a patient safety event is incomplete or doesn’t exist, providers can’t make the necessary changes to ensure that it doesn’t happen again. Clinicians are an important source of reports about harm that occurs in health care—or safety events—when they happen. But that’s just one perspective.