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Patient Safety Awareness Week

March 8, 2020 - March 14, 2020


The Center for Patient Safety is joining the Institute for Healthcare Improvement’s campaign for Patient Safety Awareness Week in March.

In recognition, the Center for Patient Safety is encouraging the acknowledgement and celebration of efforts to improve safe care throughout healthcare. We invite you to celebrate and bring the care team together!

If you’re a health system, hospital, EMS agency, nursing home, home care or hospice facility, pharmacy or medical office, download this FREE Toolkit. Use the document as a checklist of suggestions for activities to promote awareness of safety efforts at your organization.



March 8, 2020
March 14, 2020
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Center for Patient Safety


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.