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As a federally-designated Patient Safety Organization (PSO), the Center for Patient Safety supports and encourages health care providers to share information about vulnerabilities in the health care system that can lead to medical mistakes and patient harm. By learning what adverse events occur, why they occur and how to prevent them, as well as sharing that learning, we support efforts to reduce medical mistakes and patient harm. The Centers’ PSO services offer a seamless way for licensed healthcare providers to work collaboratively to learn how to reduce serious events and patient harm within the federal confidentiality and privilege protections of the federal Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act of 2005.

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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.