Speaker’s Subjects

Our Speakers Bureau provides subject experts to present on the following topics and issues:

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General Sessions:

  • 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
  • Preventing Healthcare Acquired Infections: VAP, CAUTI, CLABSI, SSI
  • Preventing Falls
  • Preventing Injuries from Falls
  • CUSP – Comprehensive Unit-Based Safety Program

PSO Sessions:

  • 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 Sessions:

  • A Culture of Safety – Implementation, Integration and Sustainment
  • Patient Safety Survey Results – Next Steps
  • The Basics of CUSP (Comprehensive Unit-based Safety Program)

For a Physician Audience:

  • 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

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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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