EMS PSO 101 – What you should know

Please register for Emergency Medical Services (EMS) – PSO: What you should know Feb 2, 2016 12:00 PM CDT at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/9159657915242552324

The Center for Patient Safety is hosting a webinar to share information and answer questions on how joining a Patient Safety Organization (PSO) can help EMS providers improve patient safety:

• What are the benefits of joining a PSO?
• How can a PSO can support your patient safety efforts?
• How can PSO protections apply to your organization?

This webinar is open to healthcare professionals in EMS with a desire to improve patient safety and reduce patient risk, including chiefs, managers, patient safety leaders, and legal staff, executive leaders, and outside counsel and consultants for EMS.

PSO – What you should know webinar

The Center for Patient Safety is hosting a webinar to share information and answer questions on how joining a PSO can help you improve patient safety at your organization:

  • What are the benefits of joining a PSO?
  • How can a PSO support your patient safety efforts?
  • How can PSO protections apply to your organization?

The webinars are open to healthcare professionals with a desire to improve patient safety and reduce patient risk, including professionals and leaders working in quality, risk, patient safety, quality improvement, and legal staff, executive leaders, and outside counsel and consultants.

Registration URL: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2390725685072610052

Register Now for FREE Infection Control Seminar for Outpatient Settings

The MU Sinclair School of Nursing, Missouri Department of Health, and Senior Services and the State Association of Infection Practitioners invite you to a FREE one-day seminar on Best Practices in Infection Control in Ambulatory Surgery Centers and Other Outpatient Settings at 4 locations statewide.   Visit the MU Sinclair Nursing Outreach website for more information and to register!


AHRQ Issues Healthcare Associated Infections Research Protocol

“Closing the Gap:   Prevention of Health Care-Associated Infections” updates a 2007 AHRQ report, recognizing the “volume and range of activity” in reducing HAIs.   The report expands to healthcare settings other than hospitals, including ambulatory surgery centers; focuses on infections relating to surgical sites, and the use of central lines, catheters, and ventilators; discussing the link between quality improvement strategies and reduction of HAIs.

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“Closing the Gap: Prevention of Health Care-Associated Infections” updates a 2007 AHRQ report, recognizing the “volume and range of activity” in reducing HAIs. The report expands to healthcare settings other than hospitals, including ambulatory surgery centers; focuses on infections relating to surgical sites, and the use of central lines, catheters, and ventilators; discussing the link between quality improvement strategies and reduction of HAIs.

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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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