Safer Patient Care: One organization at a time

April 14, 2017    |   By: Alex Christgen, BS, CPPS, CPHQ

Over the last twelve years, the Center for Patient Safety (Center) has established itself as a nationally recognized leader with thousands of clients in 38 states. Our mission is to provide creative culture solutions to improve patient safety. We do this by focusing on preventing, learning, and protecting using a hands-on approach whereby we function as an extension of the patient safety and quality departments for the organizations with which we work. This allows participating organizations to have a direct connection to our patient safety experts as well as access to the latest information on industry trends and resources.
The Center works across the continuum of care and, therefore, has a unique set of staff with diverse experiences from large, multi-state hospital and health systems to EMS to Home Health and LTC, including risk and quality, clinical experience, legal and regulatory experience.
This year, as we continue to expand, the CPS Team invites you to join us. Every one of our clients is different, so we work directly with each one to identify strengths and weaknesses in the journey to safer and higher quality care. We help each organization in their unique journey to safer care.
We have several key initiatives underway that are receiving interest from the healthcare community nationwide. I encourage you to take a look and let us know if you have any questions:
  • Safety Culture Surveys
  • PSO Services
  • Patient Safety Boot Camps
  • Consultation and Education
  • Improvement Planning
  • Culture Training
  • Resources
CPS can handle any or all of your patient safety needs at an affordable price. 
I encourage you to reach out with questions or ask about any of services that may be of value to you and your organization.


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