Patient Safety Topics

To assist in sharing the importance of patient safety, Center representatives are happy to address the following topics in media interviews and speaking engagements.  Please email us to arrange an interview or speaking engagement, or call 573.636.1014.

General Patient Safety Topics:

  • National and State Level Patient Safety Issues and Initiatives
  • Patient Safety and Regulatory Compliance
  • Patient Safety and Health Policy
  • Utilization of Quality and Safety Data to Drive Improvement
  • The Importance of Collaboration to Improve Health Care Safety
  • Event Identification, Investigation and Reporting Disclosure of Medical Errors
  • Loss Prevention
  • Risk Program Design and Implementation

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Patient Safety Organizations (PSOs):

  • The Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act (PSQIA)
  • Patient Safety Organization (PSO) Development and Management
  • Establishing a Patient Safety Evaluation System
  • Defining Patient Safety Work Product
  • PSOs in the World of EMS
  • Policy Development and Implementation for PSO Participation
  • Legal Implications for PSO Participation
  • Security and Confidentiality Protections under the Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act (PSQIA)
  • Disclosure, Transparency, and PSO Participation
  • PSO Participation and Claims Management

Culture and Communication:

  • Just Culture Training Managers Training and other information
  • A Culture of Safety Implementation, Integration and Sustainability
  • Patient Safety Surveying, Results, and Next Steps
  • The Basics of CUSP (Comprehensive Unit-based Safety Program)
  • Tools to Build and Support a Patient Safety Culture
  • Root Cause Analysis – Process and Follow-up

Physician related topics:

  • The Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act: An Overview for Physicians
  • Patient Safety Organizations (PSOs): A Physician’s Perspective
  • Financial Impact of Preventable Errors and Complications in Medicine
  • Diagnostic Errors and Patient Safety

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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

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

2019 Missouri Pharmacy Patient Safety Conference:

Join the Missouri Board of Pharmacy and the Center for Patient Safety for the Board’s 2019 Patient Safety Conference.  Together, we can keep Missouri safe one patient at a time.(pharmacists only) T

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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.