State/National Health Experts to Descend on Columbia


WHAT: Patient Safety: Achieving Success in Missouri – As the final event of Missouri’s Patient Safety Awareness Month, this summit seeks to establish a statewide dialogue for patient safety improvement.

Included are displays of best practices in patient safety in Missouri, break-out sessions on statewide successes and Missouri health system projects, and announcements about upcoming statewide patient safety efforts.

WHO: Sponsored by the nonprofit Missouri Center for Patient Safety, the summit will feature state and national health care experts.

WHEN: Wednesday, March 28 Thursday, March 29

WHERE: Holiday Inn Select Executive Center 2200 I-70 Drive Columbia, Missouri The complete event agenda is available at


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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