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Preventing adverse events to the greatest extent possible can only occur when a safety culture exists and supports the discussion of events and the implementation of best practices. The Center for Patient Safety supports the creation and maintenance of a safety culture and offers services to measure and improve healthcare culture.
  • Safety Culture Survey
  • Comprehensive Unit-Based Safety Program (CUSP)
  • Just Culture
  • TeamSTEPPS
  • Second Victim Intervention
 

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Joint Commission Sentinel Event Alert #59:

The Joint Commission’s timely Sentinel Event Alert #59 relative to physical and verbal violence against health care workers reminds me of the #Me Too movement.  For too long providers have tolerated and

CPS Safety Watch – Respiratory Compromise:

BACKGROUND Respiratory Compromise is a state in which there is a high likelihood of decompensation into respiratory insufficiency, respiratory failure or death, but in which specific interventions (enhance

IHI offers free teleconference:

Heads up!  The University of Chicago completed a survey of over 2500 adults regarding their experiences and perceptions of medical error.  Results:  1 in 5 Americans reported a medical error in their ow

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