January 28, 2016 - 3:27 pm

LEAP INTO PATIENT SAFETY IN 2016! Attention hospitals, LTC, EMS, pharmacies, medical offices, home care and all healthcare providers: The Center for Patient Safety (CPS) is joining Patient Safety Awareness Week to acknowledge: Safe Care is Our Focus, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 366 days a year. In recognizing the year-round efforts

January 13, 2016 - 4:34 pm

Emergency Medical Services (EMS) is a special and unique profession with many dedicated men and women. These professionals bring compassion, enthusiasm and dependability in often very challenging environments. CPS is here to support EMS professionals and offer resources as well as tools to improve safety. At CPS, our focus is on learning what medical errors

January 6, 2016 - 4:37 pm

CPS is partnering with other PSOs to provide a series of educational webinars throughout 2016. Supported by NextPlane Solutions, these webinars will be available at no charge. The first session is hosted by our friends at the North Carolina Quality Center PSO. “Stronger Action Plans: The next chapter in risk management and patient safety.” Our

December 21, 2015 - 10:15 am

Your tax-deductable donation to the Center for Patient Safety supports ongoing patient safety education and resources to thousands of healthcare providers across the country. Make a donation and support safer care today! The Center for Patient Safety values partnerships with organizations and individuals who want to support improvement in healthcare quality and patient safety. Because

December 20, 2015 - 9:02 pm

On the cover: WHAT ABOUT A SWARM? Root Cause Analyses (RCAs) are important underpinnings of patient safety. However, thorough investigations of the medical record and intensive interviews with numerous, key staff members are time consuming and often repetitive. But a new University of Missouri Health Care initiative has helped increase effectiveness and accelerate the overall

Despite a multitude of toolkits and resources, patient falls remain a prevalent safety issue. Over the past three years, falls have consistently been in The Joint Commission’s top ten reported sentinel events. In 2013 falls were the fifth most commonly reported sentinel event, rising to the second most reported event in 2014. Currently falls are

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Events on February 11, 2016

CPS Advisory Panel Meeting

Location: Teleconference

Events on February 11, 2016

HPOE Live Webinars - Collaboration between Hospitals and Faith Organizations to Improve Community Health

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