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


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

CPS Participates in Primaris Podcast to Launch PSAW 2018!:

The podcast has just been released. Listen to the discussion on why Patient Safety Awareness Week is such a valuable time for patients and providers. Alex Christgen, Executive Director, and Lee Varner, Pat

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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.