Panels and Committees

Advisory Panel
The Center for Patient Safety’s Advisory Panel serves in an advisory capacity to the Center staff. Its members represent an array of stakeholders with an interest in improving the safety of care. Members serve as representatives of their respective stakeholder groups, and help to share and involve their respective stakeholders in the Center’s mission and activities.
EMS PSO Advisory Panel
The CPS EMS Patient Safety Organization (PSO) Advisory Committee represents the CPS EMS PSO participating organizations and other key stakeholders in CPS EMS PSO activities.
LTC PSO Advisory Panel
The CPS LTC Patient Safety Organization (PSO) Advisory Committee represents the CPS LTC PSO participating organizations and other key stakeholders in CPS LTC PSO activities.
PSO Advisory Committee
The CPS Patient Safety Organization (PSO) Advisory Committee members represent the CPS PSO participating organizations, and other key stakeholders in the CPS PSO activities.

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Are Paramedics Ignoring Hand Hygiene?:

“Many paramedics ignore hand hygiene rules, study finds” A new study looked at hand hygiene practices of paramedics from Finland, Sweden, Denmark and Australia.  The study was featured in Health Daily

CPS Safety Alert/Watch – LIFEPAK 15 Monitor/Defibrillators:

BACKGROUND: Stryker Launches Voluntary Field Action for Specific Units of the LIFEPAK 15 Monitor/Defibrillator. Stryker has become aware that certain LIFEPAK 15 Monitor/Defibrillators were reported to expe

The #1 topic they didn’t teach you in Paramedic School: Culture:

I have been working with the Center for Patient Safety (CPS) for about four months, and I’m learning something new every day.  As a Paramedic, patient safety has always been a high priority, but I didn

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