Patient Safety Topics

To assist in sharing the importance of patient safety, the Center representatives are happy to address the following topics in media interviews and speaking engagements.  Please email us to arrange an interview or speaking engagement, or call 888.935.8272.

General Patient Safety Topics:

  • National and State Level Patient Safety Issues and Initiatives
  • Patient Safety and Regulatory Compliance
  • Patient Safety and Health Policy
  • Utilization of Quality and Safety Data to Drive Improvement
  • The Importance of Collaboration to Improve Health Care Safety
  • Event Identification, Investigation and Reporting Disclosure of Medical Errors
  • Loss Prevention
  • Risk Program Design and Implementation

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Patient Safety Organizations (PSOs):

  • The Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act (PSQIA)
  • Patient Safety Organization (PSO) Development and Management
  • Establishing a Patient Safety Evaluation System
  • Defining Patient Safety Work Product
  • PSOs in the World of EMS
  • Policy Development and Implementation for PSO Participation
  • Legal Implications for PSO Participation
  • Security and Confidentiality Protections under the Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act (PSQIA)
  • Disclosure, Transparency, and PSO Participation
  • PSO Participation and Claims Management

Culture and Communication:

  • Just Culture Training Managers Training and other information
  • A Culture of Safety Implementation, Integration and Sustainment
  • Patient Safety Survey Results Next Steps
  • The Basics of CUSP (Comprehensive Unit-based Safety Program)

Physician related topics:

  • The Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act An Overview for Physicians
  • Patient Safety Organizations (PSOs) A Physicians Perspective
  • Financial Impact of Preventable Errors and Complications in Medicine

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