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safe cultures and best practices.

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adverse events and patient harm.

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Thank you for providing such valuable resources.  They have helped us share the importance of safety with staff, physicians and visitors.

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We love the Center’s patient safety culture survey feedback reports. The department level reports give a level of granularity we were lacking with previous surveys.

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Survey on Patient Safety Culture
Just Culture
Comprehensive Unit-Based Safety Program (CUSP)
Second Victims Program
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EMS
Hospitals
Long-term Care

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Publications & White Papers
Sharing the Learnings
CPS Safety Snapshot
Alerts & Watches
Quarterly Newsletter
Patient Safety Speaker’s Bureau
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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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