Archives by Month: February 2024

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What Providers Need to Know about the Solar Eclipse on 4/8/24

You have a front row seat to the Solar Eclipse! On April 8, 2024 starting at 3:00pm, Summit County will be a prime location to view the total solar eclipse. Find out what you need to know from a Provider’s standpoint about safety and preparation for this big event coming to Northeast Ohio. Read More ›

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Free UI Investigation Training: Incident identification, Requirements, Tips and Prevention Strategies

Summit DD’s MUI team will be offering a free training on UI investigative procedures and best practices this Spring. This training will review the Unusual Incident process from start to finish including: Read More ›

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Food for Thought: the 4 Phases of Normal Swallow in Adults

Summit DD Eat Safe logoThere are 4 Phases to Eating and swallowing.  Some phases involve voluntary actions, and some involve involuntary (reflexive) actions.  Each phase requires timing and coordination on its own and in coordination with the other phases to ensure that food and drink get to the stomach safely. Read More ›

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Preventing Unanticipated Hospitalizations

Unanticipated Hospitalizations (UH) continue to be the most frequent MUI opened in Summit County each year. Find out what’s behind these numbers and how you can help prevent Unanticipated Hospitalizations. Read More ›

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