July 28, 2014 | By: Calevir
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and The Joint Commission released an e-learning module last week aimed at reducing healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) in assisted living and nursing homes. The tool is available to all long-term care facilities and includes resources and quizzes in an online format. The objective of the tool is to provide principles to “prevent infections and achieve high safety performance over extended periods of timeâ€.
A note to CPS’ participants and friends: The Florida Supreme Court has issued its opinion in Charles vs. Southern Baptist, in which it analyzes the relationship between the Patient Safety and Quality Imp
The Center for Patient Safety (CPS) encourages all healthcare organizations to use Patient Safety Awareness Week, March 12-18th, as a way to remind staff and community of your commitment to safety. It shou
Committed c-suite leadership to inspire a shared vision is the most critical element in a successful patient safety program. This non-delegable responsibility sets the example by supporting an open and tra
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.