PREVENTING…by being proactive

The Center offers participants a unique way to safely learn about adverse events, near misses and unsafe conditions and proactively implement activities to effectively improve care.

Services include:

  • Patient Safety Snapshot: a bi-weekly email of important patient safety news
  • Newsletters
  • Safety Alerts & Watches
  • Annual patient safety conferences
  • Reported event dashboards (PSO participants only)
  • Direct access to Center staff as resources, including national patient safety experts in most healthcare provider fields (PSO participants only)
  • Safe Table event discussions (PSO participants only)
  • As a PSO, the Center’s extensive database of reported events allows analysis of thousands of events from hundreds of healthcare providers to locate trends and areas of concern within, and across, various provider types.  These analyses are shared in newsletters, annual reports, PSO supplemental reports, Safety Alerts and Watches, articles, and other outlets to ensure broad outreach.

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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



Lee County EMS is awarded the EMS Patient Safety First Award Left to Right – Field Training Officer Fred Jackson, EMS Chief, Ben Abes, Capt. Colin Johnson (Patient Safety Team Leader), Lt. Shane Rackliff

EMS Week:

The Center for Patient Safety would like to recognize all EMS professionals during EMS Week. We thank you for your committed service to others and the difference you make every day.

CPS Contributes to AHRQ “Stories from the Field”:

  FROM AHRQ’s “STORIES FROM THE FIELD”: Emergency medical services (EMS) play a critical role in the Nation’s health care delivery system and provide emergency medical care in

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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.