LEARNING…to improve culture and safety

A strong cultural foundation that supports communication, teamwork, and leadership may be the most important step to improving patient safety in any environment. The Center provides valuable diagnostic tools and evidence-based programs to monitor and improve teamwork and communication among doctors, nurses, paramedics, and other members of the healthcare team. Culture assessment services are available for hospitals, EMS, physician offices and long-term care facilities, in addition to training on implementation of culture programs.

Services include:

  • Survey on Patient Safety Culture: surveys to assess the safety culture of the organization
  • Just Culture: training and support for Just CultureTM, a program that improves an organization’s response to system safety issues and staff behavioral choices
  • Comprehensive Unit-Based Safety Program (CUSP): training and collaboration in the implementation of teamwork and performance improvement
  • Resources and services to support safety culture, including comprehensive training and education

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Interested in the following healthcare provider types:

EMSLTCASCHome HealthPharmacyHospitalMedical Office/Physician

Interested in the following patient safety opportunities:

PSO ServicesCulture AssessmentCulture EducationPatient Safety EducationSpeaking Engagement

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3 Patient Safety Takeaways from Pinnacle EMS 2018:

Every year EMS leaders from across the country gather for a conference called Pinnacle.  While there are many sessions with various specific topics I generally try to leave the conference with some emergi

EMS Patient Safety Coordinator, Shelby Cox:

The Center for Patient Safety is pleased to announce the recent hiring of Shelby Cox to the new EMS Patient Safety Coordinator position.  Shelby brings many years of EMS experience and a strong passion fo

Safety Culture Assessment Tool for Emergency Medical Services (EMS):

The Center is pleased to announce the availability of a culture assessment for EMS. The psychometric analysis was selected for publication in the Journal of Patient Safety in June 2018. The final tool cons

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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.