The Center for Patient Safety is seeking nominations to fill a Board of Directors position opening in January 2016. The position is for a Public Member to join the eleven-member Board which includes nine Board Members representing the Center’s Founding Members and one other Public Member. Information about criteria for the nomination and form to
DOWNLOAD NEWSLETTER We hope you enjoy the latest newsletter from the Center for Patient Safety PSO! Articles include: Aligning Culture with the Strategic Plan, A success story from SSM Health.1 CPS Culture Stats.2 Culture Measurement as Key Improvement Tool, A success story from Cox Health.3 LTC & EMS Updates.4-5 Pointers for Implementing Change.6 PSO Legal
The Center’s 9th Annual Conference on March 13, offers Continuing Education for physicians, risk managers and is pending for nursing and quality professionals.Â Conference information, registration and information about continuing education is available at http://www.centerforpatientsafety.org/2015conference.
We are excited about the Center for Patient Safetyâ€™s 10th year as a part of the solution to address the multitude of issues surrounding patient safety.Â Safety culture is the KEY!Â Medical error prevention and reduced patient harm occurs in organizations with a strong safety culture, supporting and encouraging the reporting of adverse events, near
A message from Michael Handler, MD, Medical Director, Center for Patient Safety From a physicianâ€™s perspective, organizations such as the Center for Patient Safety, including the role of a federally-designated Patient Safety Organization (PSO), are playing a key role in healthcare and can play an even greater role in the future. I am proud to
EMS PSONewsâ€¦ a compilation of PSO topics specific to EMS The latest EMS PSONews-Spring Edition includes articles and PSO information specific to EMS: learning and sharing: defibrillation vs synchronized cardioversion updates on EMS PSO activity a legal update on Patient Safety Organization (PSO) protections, highlights from the annual Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality meeting,