PSAW 2018 Daily Action Poll

Regardless of what we do for a living or what stage of life we are in, we are all patients. Over the course of our lives, we will have doctor visits, pharmacy visits, and sometimes hospital visits — making us part of the health care process.

#weareallpatients

 

PSAW Day 1 Question - In the spirit of recognizing that #WeAreAllPatients.

Did you know that health care providers should use at least two unique forms of identification, such as name and date of birth, to confirm they have the right patient and treatment? Please choose an option below.

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The Institute for Healthcare Improvement salutes Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals for their generous support of this year's Patient Safety Awareness Week.