The Center for Patient Safety (CPS) is pleased to announce that PSO Day will return as a companion event to our annual patient safety conference. CPS PSO Day will be April 6, 2016, at the Crowne Plaza in St. Louis, Missouri. The private event, for CPS PSO participants only, will occur the day prior to
November 19, 2015: History of Pressure Ulcers and Wound Care: Past, Present, & Future The National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (NPUAP) is proud to announce that World Wide Pressure Ulcer Prevention Day will be November 19, 2015. The objective of World Wide Pressure Ulcer Prevention Day is to increase national awareness for pressure ulcer prevention
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
The Center for Patient Safety was proud to support the Missouri Hospital Association’s 93rd Annual Convention as a Silver Sponsor and Trade Show this week at Tan-Tar-A Resort in Osage Beach, Missouri. With hundreds of exhibitors and attendees at this year’s convention, it was a pleasure to see so many familiar faces. It’s always exciting
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
The Advancing Excellence in Long-Term Care Collaborative is offering a two-hour session at Meramec Bluffs in Ballwin, MO with national expert Bill Thomas on stopping infections in long-term care. More information is available here. There is a charge to register.
Providers, do you need a way to educate your attorneys about the benefits of a PSO? Or a refresher for your own team? Attorneys, do you need a kickstart to understanding how the law may work in more complicated provider relationships? Kathy Wire, Project Manager for LTC at the Center for Patient Safety, wrote an