National EMS Safety Council

July 1, 2016    |   By: Lee Varner, MS EMS, EMT-P, CPPS

The Center for Patient Safety (CPS) acknowledges that patient and provider safety stretches across every aspect of healthcare delivery and it requires a collaborative approach among individuals and organizations with a vested interest in improving safety and reducing harm.  By participating with the National EMS Safety Council, CPS is supporting our organizational vision and mission. Read more on EMS World about this council.

 

 

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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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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.