Surviving Healthcare Today

Children's Safety in the ED

May 26, 201650 min
Guest: Joe Mackey, Claire E. & Patrick G. Mackey Children’s Cancer Foundation. The emergency department is a very fast-paced environment, which can turn frantic as new patients are triaged as quickly as possible. When The ED becomes overwhelmed, there is a higher probability of “human error” that can lead to tragic preventable medical errors. Parents should learn about the unique patient safety concerns with pediatric patients. Host Chris Jerry ( This show is broadcast live on W4CS – The Cancer Support Network ( part of Talk 4 Radio ( on the Talk 4 Media Network (

Chat About Children's Safety in the ED