August 12, 2011 - 2:41 pm

Almost 8,000 total sentinel events have been reported to TJC since 1995.  The majority of reports were submitted by hospitals (64%), 62% of the total reports resulted in patient death, and the most prevalent types of events reported through this voluntary reporting system are wrong-patient, wrong-site, or wrong-procedure, and unintended retention of a foreign body.

August 12, 2011 - 2:31 pm

Congratulations to Sue Scott of University of Missouri HealthCare for being selected to attend the Institute of Nursing Science Summer School course, titled, “Applied Patient Safety: Real Data, Real Tools, Real Solutions,” in Basel, Switzerland. This summer school provides comprehensive patient safety and quality improvement concepts and methods. The training prepares doctoral students and postdoctoral

CMS has released a new online tool to empower consumers to make informed choices about their health care. The Quality Care Finder links consumers with all of Medicare’s compare tools in one convenient location (www.Medicare.gov/QualityCareFinder). Also released is a revised Hospital Compare website with additional data related to outpatient surgical infections and heart attack care

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Events on February 11, 2016

CPS Advisory Panel Meeting

Location: Teleconference

Events on February 16, 2016

Learning Series #1 - NCQC hosting “Stronger Action Planning: The Next Chapter in Risk Management and Patient Safety” with Dr. Alan Card, PhD

Location: Webinar

Events on February 19, 2016

Gathering of Eagles - Lee Varner

Location: Dallas, TX

Events on February 19, 2016

Gathering of Eagles - Lee Varner

Location: Dallas, TX

Events on February 19, 2016

Gathering of Eagles - Lee Varner

Location: Dallas, TX