CPS White Paper Released:  The Intersection of Safety Culture, Second Victim Intervention Programs and PSOs

September 24, 2015    |   By: Calevir

 

On September 24, 2015 the Center for Patient Safety, in collaboration with MU Health Care and the North Carolina Quality and Patient Safety Center PSO, released a white paper discussing the integration of Second Victims Intervention Programs within health care settings. The paper highlights the importance of high reliability concepts and a safety culture to encourage and support event reporting, learning and prevention, support for caregivers and advantages of working with a PSO to further support a safety culture. Details about development and results of the MU Health Second Victim Intervention Program and integration of a Second Victim Program at the University of North Carolina are also included.  Read the White Paper here. 

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