Safety Resources

  • “Partnering for Safe Care” (MOCPS video) – Real-life stories from people who know how important it is to be an active part of your health care, and tips on things you can do for yourself or your family members to help ensure safe care. Click here.
  • My Medicine List – A form developed by the MOCPS to help patients talk with their doctor and keep track of their medicines, including over-the-counter medicine, herbal medicines, vitamins, and allergies. Click here. For page 2 of “My Medicine List” Click here
  • What You Need to Know about Your Medicine (MOCPS Brochure) – Click here.
  • Be Medicine Safe! (MOCPS Poster)Click here
  • Guidance for Consumers – Addressing Patient Safety Concerns Click here

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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.