November 13, 2015 - 3:55 pm

How do you share a message? You can offer facts, figures and data but sometimes telling a story is the most effective way to connect with people. I learned this recently when I was privileged to be part of a digital storytelling workshop in Denver. The workshop was hosted by Cathy Jaynes, RN, PhD and

Mark your calendar for April 7, 2016 to join us in St. Louis, Missouri, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel and Convention Center! The Center for Patient Safety is proud to announce David Marx, leader of Outcome Engenuity, as our 2016 Annual Patient Safety Conference keynote speaker.  As the “father of Just Culture”, David’s concepts have had

October 6, 2015 - 1:25 pm

Just Culture, the balance between Human and System accountability, is a hot topic in patient safety and reduction of errors in today’s medical industry.  The Center for Patient Safety (Center) fully supports the implementation of a Just Culture in healthcare organizations across the continuum of care.  The reporting of events is important and necessary to

The Center for Patient Safety (CPS) recently exhibited at the Air Medical Transport Conference (AMTC) in Nashville, Tennessee.  This exciting opportunity allowed us to meet with industry leaders, experts, and providers in air medical services. The conference brought a wide group of these attendees to the exhibit hall with new and innovative equipment and technology. CPS

One response to adverse events is the “crackdown” or, as David Marx from the Just Culture Community puts it, “getting whacked.”  The more productive response is to learn from the events and improve systems and staff performance.  In a call on March 13, CMS indicated that it plans to respond to the high number of

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality’s “Web M & M” this month addresses the challenge of managing increasingly complex residents in skilled nursing facilities.  In addition to a general discussion, the article includes a table (Page 4) outlining some of the most significant issues, along with strategies and resources to address those.  Here is

Download the report that discusses patient safety concerns in hospitals, LTC, EMS, and home health! EMSForward
Download the FREE report from the Center for Patient Safety that outlines the ten patient safety topics that will move #EMSFORWARD in 2016! EMSForward
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