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

BLOG:

Changing Patient Safety Culture:

Transparency is one of the biggest challenges in changing patient safety culture.  Frank Federico, VP at IHI, shares viewpoints in his recent blog.  Remember the CANDOR toolkit (noted in his blog) is ava

The U.S. FDA published safety information regarding heater-cooler devices:

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published safety information to heighten awareness about infections associated with heater-cooler devices used during open-chest cardiac surgical procedures that

FREE WEBINAR: Anesthesia Leadership and the Important Role of Collaboration:

Becker’s Hospital Review – FREE WEBINAR REGISTER! Monday, August 8, 2016 | 1:00pm – 2:00pm CDT Hospitals are struggling to recruit and retain quality surgeons and nurses. The role of the

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RESOURCES:

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.