General Toolkit Websites

Alarm Safety

Blood Clot Prevention

Business Case for Quality and Safety

Clinician and Staff Support

Communication and Teamwork

Consumer Involvement


Healthcare-Acquired Infections

Health Disparities, Literacy and Cultural Competency

Medication Safety

Pressure Ulcers

Process Redesign

Quality Improvement



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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