PSOs and Others Chime in on ACA Delayed Rule for PSO Participation

February 5, 2014    |   By: Calevir

The Center for Patient Safety and others discuss concerns and benefits of the delay in the PSO participation rule requirement of the Affordable Care Act. While the delay allows additional consideration on how to implement the rule, are current Medicare requirements sufficient to move patient safety improvement forward? Will the delay stifle the expanded sharing, learning and prevention of medical errors possible through PSOs?   Read full February 4 Modern Healthcare article.


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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