2nd Victim Workshops Train 25 in Missouri!

The Center was pleased to host two 2nd Victim Workshops in September. They were inspiring and helpful to remind us how important it is to support health professionals that are impacted by unexpected clinical events and errors, in addition to patients and families!   For more about the University of Missouri Health System’s 2nd Victims Program go to http://www.muhealth.org/body_foryouteam2ndvic.cfm?id=6833.

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Focusing on Both Deaths and Harm from Medical Errors:

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

Cultural Transformation:

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. 

EMS Must Foster Accountability and Trust at All Levels:

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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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.