Toolkits

General Toolkit Websites

Alarm Safety

Blood Clot Prevention

Business Case for Quality and Safety

Clinician and Staff Support

Communication and Teamwork

Consumer Involvement

Falls

Healthcare-Acquired Infections

Health Disparities, Literacy and Cultural Competency

Medication Safety

Pressure Ulcers

Process Redesign

Quality Improvement

Surgical

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Approach to Safety:

The Center for Patient Safety agrees with Dr. Tejal Gandhi’s advocacy for “a total systems approach to safety” — where safety is at the core of health care delivery across the continuum and a

Joint Commission Sentinel Event Alert #59:

The Joint Commission’s timely Sentinel Event Alert #59 relative to physical and verbal violence against health care workers reminds me of the #Me Too movement.  For too long providers have tolerated and

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

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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.