The Missouri Center for Patient Safety now offers “Safe Tablesâ€ for its Patient Safety Organization (PSO) members. What is a “Safe Tableâ€? It’s a members-only shared learning meeting among health care providers to network and exchange patient safety experiences and best practices in an open, uninhibited and legally protected environment. The venue allows participants to share de-identified adverse events with other hospitals, gain input and support and learn from their own mistakes as well as the mistakes of others. Ultimately, the end result is safer care for patients in all the participants’ hospitals. View Fall Prevention Interventions developed at the Safe Table held in April 2012.
Focusing on Both Deaths and Harm from Medical Errors In his latest post to the “Line of Sight” blog, IHI President and CEO, Derek Feeley, reflects on the controversy and criticism surrounding a recent
A study completed at The Ohio State University, and published in the American Journal of Medical Quality, shows a patient safety cultural transformation after implementation of Crew Resource Management.
Take a few minutes and read this article from JEMS magazine. Developing a just culture or a model of shared accountability can offer improvements for greater patient and provider safety. Likewise, cons
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