Just Released! Fall EMS Patient Safety and PSO Newsletter Available!

November 25, 2013    |   By: Calevir

CaptureThe Center’s Fall Edition of EMS Patient Safety and PSONews contains the following articles and more:

  • Just Culture and Learning from Errors
  • Things to Ask When Considering Joining a PSO
  • More Case Law Provides Support for PSO Protections
  • Final Recommendations Published from the NHTSA Culture of Safety Project
  • EMS Data System Gets a Boost from VergeSolutions

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PSO Case Law: Ungurian v. Beyzman, et al., 2020 PA Super 105:

A recent Pennsylvania case shows how courts narrowly interpret the PSQIA, ignoring the D & A pathway and the clear language of the Final Rule. (Ungurian v. Beyzman, et al., 2020 PA Super 105). The cour

Joint Commission New Sentinel Event Alert 61: Managing the Risks of Direct Oral Anticoagulants:

The Center for Patient Safety wants to share this important harm-prevention advice from The Joint Commission and its Sentinel Event Alert: Managing the Risks of Direct Oral Anticoagulants. The Joint Commis

CPS Safety Watch/Alert – Culture Can Improve the Control of Multi-Drug Resistant Organisms:

Issue: A number of events reported co CPS’ Patient Safety Organization (PSO) demonstrate poor handoff communication about the patients’ infectious disease status Examples include: Patient with

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