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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National Fire Prevention Week perfect time to learn ways to stop surgical fires:

The Center for Patient Safety joins The Joint Commission in recognizing National Fire Prevention Week. Unfortunately, surgical fires continue to occur.  Recent reports to the Center’s PSO include: 4

Emergency Medical Services Agenda 2050. How do see the future of EMS?:

The EMS Agenda 2050 “Envision the Future” Straw Man document has been released to the public for comments to guide the future direction of EMS.  The document is a comprehensive and robust body of work

Safety Alert – Medication Shortages:

Medication Shortages: Adversely affect drug therapy Can cause complications in medical procedures Contribute to medication errors Create frustration for providers & patients ACTIONABLE ITEMS TO MITIGAT

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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.