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:


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.

The Q4 Issue of the Forum Newsletter is Now Online

Check out the last issue of ASHRM’s Forum newsletter for 2011. The Q4 issue profiles ASHRM President-Elect Mary Anne Hilliard and her goal to “get to zero” serious safety events. Part two of the electronics medical records (EMRs) article (continued from Q3) looks at the advantages and pitfalls of EMRs. The patient safety article shines a light on the most overlooked victims of adverse events-healthcare workers. As always, the Forum details ASHRM’s latest accomplishments and lists the newest CPHRMs.

MOCPS Excellence in Safe Care Awards Earned by Four Missouri Hospitals

Jefferson City, Missouri – April 12, 2011 — The Missouri Center for Patient Safety (MOCPS) announced the winners of its third annual Missouri Excellence in Safe Care Award program which recognizes health care provider projects that increase patient safety.  The awards were presented to the winners at the April 5 Inspiring Change…Improving Care conference in Columbia, Missouri.


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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