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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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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