Panels and Committees

Advisory Panel
The Center for Patient Safety’s Advisory Panel serves in an advisory capacity to the Center staff. Its members represent an array of stakeholders with an interest in improving the safety of care. Members serve as representatives of their respective stakeholder groups, and help to share and involve their respective stakeholders in the Center’s mission and activities.
EMS PSO Advisory Panel
The CPS EMS Patient Safety Organization (PSO) Advisory Committee represents the CPS EMS PSO participating organizations and other key stakeholders in CPS EMS PSO activities.
LTC PSO Advisory Panel
The CPS LTC Patient Safety Organization (PSO) Advisory Committee represents the CPS LTC PSO participating organizations and other key stakeholders in CPS LTC PSO activities.
PSO Advisory Committee
The CPS Patient Safety Organization (PSO) Advisory Committee members represent the CPS PSO participating organizations, and other key stakeholders in the CPS PSO activities.

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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.