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New Podcast Answers Injection Safety Questions

"Injection Safety: What You Might Not Know"

The New York One & Only Campaign is pleased to announce the release of a new podcast entitled “Injection Safety: What You Might Not Know”. It includes an interview with Guthrie Birkhead, M.D., M.P.H., Deputy Commissioner, Office of Science, New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH), as Dr. Birkhead tackles tough questions about titration, batching and potential transmission of infectious disease by glucometer. Some of these questions have been posed by real-life practitioners.

Click here to listen to the podcast. Here is a transcript of the podcast.

Medication injection safety knowledge and practices among anesthesiologists: New York State, 2011

New York State Survey of Anesthesiologists' Injection Safety Practices

An eye-opening 2011 survey of New York State anesthesiologists' practices when it comes to injection safety has been recently published, with several members of the New York One & Only Campaign among its authors.  This is "must" reading for anyone concerned about unsafe injection practices in healthcare. Click here to read the article published in the Journal of Clinical Anesthesia.

"Somehow, This is Personal For Me": Why One Nurse Practitioner Joined the One & Only Campaign

Kim James, NP

The Winter Journal of the Nurse Practitioner Association of New York State (a member of the New York One & Only Campaign) features an article on the NY One & Only Campaign and why Nurse Practitioner Kim James of Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY, decided to join the Campaign. Read the article here.

HONOReform "Survivor Stories" Blog

HONOReform "Survivor Stories"

New York One & Only Campaign workgroup members Evelyn McKnight and Steve Langan of HONOReform (Hepatitis Outbreaks National Organization for Reform) have launched a new blog called "Survivor Stories" involving real-life incidents of unsafe injections and the very personal and profound ways they affected individual lives. Make sure to sign up to hear more of these stories in both video and print versions by clicking here.

Answers To Providers' Injection Safety Questions

Answers to Providers' Injection Safety Questions

"Would it be good practice to prepare an IV solution with primed IV tubing the night before an endoscopy procedure?"  That's an example of one question on injection safety/best practices fielded during our recent webcast "Your Best Shot: Training Your Staff To Give Safe Injections".  Time did not allow each question to be addressed during that hour, so the New York One & Only Campaign has answered all those asked. You can find them here. If you haven't seen the webcast, and you're a provider who gives injections, please click on the link provided in the story in the column just to the right.

State Injection Safety Resources

Patient Questions 101 (How to Ask a Provider About Injection Safety)

Face it: haven't there been times when you visited the doctor and were in a hurry to get going, only to regret that you didn't ask a crucial question about your health and well-being? The New York One & Only Campaign knows it's tough and sometimes intimidating to ask questions, especially about safe injections. So, we came up with a step-by-step "how to" guide. It even has respectful responses if you don't get the answer you're looking for at first. Click here to find out how to do it!

Diabetes Care Advisory

This advisory has been issued for New York State's Long-term care and Assisted Living facilities.