Pascal Metrics press releases

New Tool Identifies Harms due to Hospital Care among Children
A study published in the journal of Pediatrics reviews efforts to advance patient safety through the Global Assessment of Pediatric Patient Safety (GAPPS) trigger tool. Pascal's own, Dr. David Stockwell, played a key role in these efforts with a team of researchers with the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).
May 24, 2016

The Future of Patient Safety: How Real-Time Health IT Data has given the Patient Safety Organization New Power and Purpose (.pdf)
This white paper by Pascal Metrics discusses the new generation of patient safety - the real-time Patient Safety Organization (PSO). The Pascal PSO partners with health systems to build the foundation for delivering patient safe and high reliability that will be built on for years to come.
March 20, 2016

Achieving Safe Health Care: Delivery of Safe Patient Care at Baylor Scott & White Health
This recent book by Jan Compton at Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) has been described as "the blueprint for how to deliver the safest care possible" by David Classen, CMIO of Pascal Metrics and "a gift to the field and demonstrates how BSWH will remain a leader in the next generation of patient care" by Drew Ladner, CEO of Pascal Metrics.
December 2015

New Study Shows Financial Benefit of Improving Patient Safety Survey shows 2/3 of patient safety leaders believe hospital leadership need financial validation before investing in patient safety
A recent survey of patient safety leaders attending the NPSF Congress showed that they unanimously believed safe care leads to better hospital economics. However, they also believed that patient safety initiatives were hard to get budgeted without showing leaders a clear path to financial return on investment. This white paper by Pascal Metrics discusses the results. 
June 30, 2015

Patients at Risk: Survey Finds Few Healthcare Facilities Have Access to Reliable Patient Harm Data
9 of 10 health safety leaders say patient harm is commonly discussed; only 24 percent say current technologies are capable of showing detailed harm patterns
July 21, 2014

Healthcare Providers Reduce Patient Harm, Cost with Pascal Metrics’ Risk Trigger Monitoring
Pascal Metrics releases real-time adverse event prevention service for general availability following successful early implementation in leading health systems
May 28, 2014

Dr. David Stockwell Joins Pascal Metrics as Vice President of Clinical Services
Nationally recognized quality improvement authority brings safety and reliability expertise in pediatric critical care and risk management to leading Patient Safety Organization
April 23, 2014

Dr. David Classen and Stanley Pestotnik Join Pascal Metrics
Pioneers of Electronic Adverse Event Detection and Real-time Healthcare IT Expand Pascal’s Patient Safety Leadership
January 31, 2012

Dr. Michael Li Joins Pascal Metrics
Veteran data scientist to lead Pascal’s advanced analytics team
January 23, 2012

Pascal Metrics Convenes Gathering On Adverse Events & Clinical Triggers
Largest ever for senior clinical and executive leaders to discuss electronic adverse event detection and improvement
October 3, 2011

Pascal Metrics Welcomes Jim Conway to Leadership Team as Principal
Conway to head Pascal Metrics’ newly formed Governance & Leadership Group
August 2, 2010

Pascal Metrics Scientists to Present at AcademyHealth Research Meeting
Pascal's Applied Science Group Links Patient Safety Culture and Malpractice Risk
June 24, 2010

Pascal Metrics Announces Patient Safety Culture & Risk Management Offering
Changes Name from Lotus Forum and Expands Healthcare's Leading Solution
December 2, 2008