Emergency Medical Services (EMS)

Ambulance and Paramedics - sm-wThe Center for Patient Safety offers a variety of services for Emergency Medical Services.

The Center for Patient Safety (CPS) focuses on protecting, learning and preventing adverse events to improve healthcare quality and safety and reduce patient harm across the healthcare continuum. CPS works with all healthcare providers including EMS, hospitals, LTC, home care, medical offices, and pharmacies.  CPS offers Patient Safety Organization (PSO) services and patient safety improvement resources with a focus on safety culture, in addition to valuable education and training. CPS is excited to lend our voice and offer our services and resources to healthcare providers and consumers, continuing our successful efforts to improve healthcare quality and safety and reduce patient harm.

Ground and air ambulance services that work with the Center for Patient Safety

 

EMS PSO Participants
 



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