WHO WE ARE
The Center for Patient Safety, established in 2005, is an independent, not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting safe and quality healthcare through the reduction of medical errors.
At the Center, our focus is on learning what medical errors occur, why they occur and how to prevent patient harm. We emphasize the importance of culture in promoting safe systems of care.
The Center for Patient Safety’s mission is “to be a leader in providing creative solutions and to improve patient safety.” We strive to lead the industry in providing timely solutions and resources to improve patient safety and the quality of healthcare delivery.
The Center for Patient Safety’s vision is “a health care environment safe for all patients and healthcare providers, in all processes, all the time.” The Center focuses on learning what and why medical errors occur and how to prevent patient harm. We emphasize the importance of culture in promoting safe systems of care.
WHO WE SERVE
The Center works with organizations in nearly every state to improve patient safety across the continuum of care:
HOW WE DO IT
CPS strongly supports the keys to improve patient safety: PROTECTING. LEARNING. PREVENTING.
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The Center for Patient Safety believes that collaboration and sharing are the best ways to drive improvement. We strive to provide the right solutions and resources to improve healthcare safety and quality.