Safety Resources

  • “Partnering for Safe Care” (MOCPS video) – Real-life stories from people who know how important it is to be an active part of your health care, and tips on things you can do for yourself or your family members to help ensure safe care. Click here.
  • My Medicine List – A form developed by the MOCPS to help patients talk with their doctor and keep track of their medicines, including over-the-counter medicine, herbal medicines, vitamins, and allergies. Click here. For page 2 of “My Medicine List” Click here
  • What You Need to Know about Your Medicine (MOCPS Brochure) – Click here.
  • Be Medicine Safe! (MOCPS Poster)Click here
  • Guidance for Consumers – Addressing Patient Safety Concerns Click here

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The Second Victim Experience – Train-the-Trainer Workshop:

Most health care providers adjust well to the multitude of demands encountered during an unexpected or traumatic clinical event. Providers often have strong emotional defenses that carry them through and l

PSO Alert: Fall Risk:

The Center for Patient Safety issues this alert regarding falls based on our data analysis. Falls are a difficult and long-standing challenge for providers. While the majority of events report no harm, fal

Are Critical Thinking Skills becoming Extinct?:

As an RN for nearly 30 years, I’ve seen many changes in the healthcare arena since I started as a Student Nurse Assistant in 1986. I recently had a discussion with other healthcare providers regarding th

It’s time for healthcare organizations to partner up with a Patient Safety Organization. Are you ready?:

It’s time for healthcare organizations to partner up with a Patient Safety Organization. Are you ready? Hospitals have an approaching deadline to sign up with a Patient Safety Organization (PSO) for

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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.