Based on industry data and recent findings from event data submitted to the PSO, the Center for Patient Safety is issuing a Safety Watch about intranasal medication administration. DOWNLOAD PRINTABLE VERSION Recently, an EMS provider mistakenly administered a medication intranasally when it should have been administered by IV route only. There were was no harm reported to the patient,

October 8, 2015 - 3:59 pm

The Center for Patient Safety has released the EMS Fall PSO Newsletter.  We’re certain you’ll find something of interest related to patient safety at your organization!  Download the full newsletter to read more on the PSO legal environment, upcoming events, best practices, and much more! EMS PSO News – a publication for EMS – Download

June 26, 2015 - 11:12 am

The Center for Patient Safety works closely with many EMS services around the United States to improve patient safety and reduce preventable harm. Over the past year EMS leaders have expressed interest to better serve the needs of the mental health population. In the process many of these leaders have discovered there is little data

June 2, 2015 - 1:31 pm

The Center for Patient Safety has released the Summer PSO Newsletters.  We’re certain you’ll find something of interest related to patient safety at your organization!  Download the full newsletter to read more on the PSO legal environment, upcoming events, best practices from Hannibal Regional Hospital and Mercy Hospital, St. Louis, and much more! PSO News

February 25, 2015 - 10:59 am

Dr. Jay Reich, EMS Medical Director for the Kansas City Fire Department, presented last week at the EMS State of the Sciences Conference, also known as “The Gathering of Eagles”.  The conference is a unique, and highly respected, conference in EMS.  Each year, the conference offers opportunities to learn about the latest science and advances

Written by Lee Varner, BS EMS, EMT-P Mike Wallace, EMS Captain, Central Jackson County Fire Protection District Does this sound like your EMS service…. Your typical runs include calls for chest pain, shortness of breath, seizures, and even cardiac arrest.  You run these calls day in and day out.  You drop patients off at the

The Center for Patient Safety’s Annual EMS Patient Safety Conference was a success!  We had great speakers who brought new ideas and concepts that helped stretch the imagination of those attending. David Williams from the Institute for Healthcare Improvement shared the Plan-Do-Study-Act method for organizational change and success. Tom Judge, Executive Director of Lifeflight of

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Events on June 8, 2016

LTC Advisory Committee Meeting

Location: Teleconference

Events on July 14, 2016

CPS PSO Advisory Committee Meeting

Location: Teleconference

Events on July 18, 2016

Pinnacle EMS Leadership and Management Conference

Location: JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa, Resort Parkway, San Antonio, TX

Events on July 18, 2016

Pinnacle EMS

Location: JW MARRIOTT HILL COUNTRY RESORT, SAN ANTONIO, TX

Events on July 18, 2016

Pinnacle EMS Leadership and Management Conference

Location: JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa, Resort Parkway, San Antonio, TX