#EMSFORWARD

EMSFoward, the ten topics that will move patient safety Forward in EMS!

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Emergency Medical Services (EMS) is a special and unique profession with many dedicated men and women. These professionals bring compassion, enthusiasm and dependability in often very challenging environments.

The Center for Patient Safety (CPS) is here to support EMS professionals and offer resources as well as tools to improve safety. The EMSFoward campaign provides ten topics to begin the discussion of patient safety.

At CPS, our focus is on learning what medical errors occur, why they occur and how to prevent patient harm. We emphasize the importance of a culture that promotes safe systems and safe individualized care, as well as strong teamwork and communication.

This campaign is consistent with our mission and focus as we support and promote safety in EMS. Together, we will help move #EMSForward. We invite you to engage in the conversation further on social media and watch for additional content to support the #EMSForward campaign!

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Patient Safety Awareness Week 2018:

Patient Safety Awareness Week 2018 March 11 to March 17

Following a Medical Error: What Patients Want:

Becker’s Infection Control shared a summary of an article from JAMA Internal Medicine with results of interviews completed with 27 patients regarding what they want from their physician following a medic

2017 MarCom Awards Recognize EMSForward for Marketing Excellence:

The Center for Patient is proud to announce the EMSForward Campaign booklet has received a Platinum Award, the highest honor, in the 2017 MarCom Awards. The EMSForward campaign booklet won in the non-profi

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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.