Medical Errors

Our healthcare systems are already built with successive layers of defenses to prevent hazards from reaching our patients, but occasionally despite our best efforts a hazard can sneak through all the defenses and cause harm. The holes in our defenses through which the hazard sneaks are errors.  Errors do not occur randomly, there are usually

Patient Safety and Quality Improvement

ACGME Milestones The Rush Emergency Medicine Residency Patient Safety and Quality Improvement curriculum is based on the ACGME EM Milestones version 2.0, enacted in July 2021. As you’re aware, through your residency you’ll need to demonstrate proficiency in the various levels described in the milestones below. Both of these fall within the Competency Domain of