Patient Safety Awareness Week

To support the importance of patient safety throughout healthcare, the Center for Patient Safety supports an annual Patient Safety Awareness Week, encouraging providers and consumers to obtain information about patient safety issues. Below are highlights of Patient Safety Awareness Week activities.


2015 (March 8-14) Patient Safety Awareness Week
2014 (March 2-8) Patient Safety Awareness Week
2013 Patient Safety Awareness Month
2012 Patient Safety Awareness Month
2011 Patient Safety Awareness Month
2010 Patient Safety Awareness Month
2009 Patient Safety Awareness Month
2008 Patient Safety Awareness Month

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2007 Patient Safety Awareness Month

"Patient Safety: Achieving Success in Missouri" - 1st Annual Patient Safety Conference

 

2006 Patient Safety Awareness Month

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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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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.