• Healthcare Safe Patient Handling

    Thursday March 10, 2022

    A comprehensive safe patient handling (SPH) program is an essential component to any healthcare providing organization looking to positively affect patient outcomes and reduce the potential for injury to patients and staff. Acute care organizations with successfully implemented and active safe patient handling programs have found they can significantly reduce the number and severity of employee injuries, as well as better position themselves to accommodate transitional return-to-work staff. Although, there is still much examination and research that is needed prior to the development, implementation or enhancement of a safe patient handling program.

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