Patient Safety

Patient safety is the prevention of harm to patients. Patient safety is an important part of nursing care aimed at preventing avoidable mistakes and patient harm. Patient safety is a feature of a healthcare system and a set of tested methods for improving care. Hospitals and other health care organizations should protect their patients from errors, injuries infections and accidents. Many hospitals are maintaining good conditions for their patient safety but few hospitals aren’t. Every year approximately 440,000 people die of preventable errors in hospitals. Every hospital should give first priority to patient safety. It is important to remember that it is possible to prevent most hospital errors. Hospitals have to work hard to protect their patients from errors, injuries, infections and accidents every day. The average patient safety specialist salary $98,500 per year