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Preventing adverse events to the greatest extent possible can only occur when a safety culture exists and supports the discussion of events and the implementation of best practices. The Center for Patient Safety supports the creation and maintenance of a safety culture and offers services to measure and improve healthcare culture.
  • Safety Culture Survey
  • Comprehensive Unit-Based Safety Program (CUSP)
  • Just Culture
  • TeamSTEPPS
  • Second Victim Intervention
 

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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 statusExamples include:Patient with su

CPS Safety Alert/Watch – Culture can Improve the Control of Multi-Drug Resistant Organisms:

ISSUE:A number of events reported to CPS’ Patient Safety Organization (PSO) demonstrate poor handoff communication about the patients’ infectious disease status.Examples include:~Patient with s

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