Thursday , March 22 2018
Home / Resources / Featured Writers (page 24)

Featured Writers


NCPS: Taking Aim at Medication Errors, Question 2

SF: How do you minimize errors? KT: Here is some more background to better understand the basis of our program. Neither the VA nor any other health care system can or will ever be able to “eliminate all errors.” Patient safety programs focused exclusively on eliminating errors will fail….

Read More »

NCPS: Taking Aim at Medication Errors, Question 1

SF: What is the VA’s NCPS doing to change the medical safety culture so medical professionals will report all errors not just the ones that cause harm? KT: We developed a confidential reporting system that allows VA caregivers to report not only adverse events, but close calls. The NCPS staff …

Read More »



  OVERVIEW: Alimera Sciences, Inc., based in Alpharetta, Georgia, is a biopharmaceutical company that specializes in the research, development and commercialization of prescription ophthalmic pharmaceuticals. Presently, the Company is focused on diseases affecting the back of the eye, or retina. The company recently submitted a New Drug Application to the …

Read More »

Hope through Research

Researchers are studying the genetic causes of and metabolic processes related to diabetes. Discoveries about monogenic forms of diabetes may contribute to the search for the causes of and treatments for Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes. For information about clinical trials related to diabetes and genetics…

Read More »