Patient Safety: A Practical Approach from CPS Experts

The Center for Patient Safety works with providers across the care continuum to implement practical and creative solutions to improve patient safety. Join us as we share our expertise on topics like the patient safety culture assessment, culture strategies, improvement best practices, PSOs, and more. We’ll share tips and science to give you a boost in your improvement efforts.

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Survey on Patient Safety for Long-Term Care

Culture impacts everything we do. The strongest cultures support employee engagement, promote open communication and the sharing of mistakes to foster improvement.  It’s no different in health care organizations.  But it can be hard to assess the culture in your own organization.

Learn about how the Center’s comprehensive safety culture survey can save you time and money and why measuring your culture is so important to improve resident safety.


Thursday, March 9th from 1-2pm (Central)

The Center for Patient Safety is hosting a webinar to share information and answer questions on how taking the Survey on Patient Safety can help you improve patient safety:

Benefits of CPS Safety Culture Survey Services: •Deepest feedback reports in the industry!

  • Comprehensive reports at the organization and department-level!
  • SAVE TIME & MONEY! Save 30+ hours of administrative time. You’ll need about 2 hours for the entire process and we’ll take care of the rest!
  • ACCESSIBLE – online, anonymous survey with access via computer, smart-phone, tablet, etc
  • DATA ANALYSIS – data is analyzed for you
  • SUPPORT – we’ll talk with you about your results and guide you to your next steps

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Long Term Care PSO 101 – What you should know

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 you improve your resident safety:

• 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?

This webinar is open to healthcare professionals in LTC with a desire to improve patient safety and reduce patient risk, including professionals working in quality, risk, patient safety, quality improvement, and legal staff, executive leaders, and outside counsel and consultants for long term care or health systems.


After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

ASHRM 2016 Annual Conference and Exhibition

The ASHRM 2016 Annual Conference and Exhibition, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL, September 25-28, is the premiere educational conference in health care risk management. Join us for ASHRM 2016 to advance your education in health care risk management and connect with fellow risk managers.


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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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.