|Welcome - October 21, 2017|
Patient Safety coverage on the web is comprehensive. The Patient Safety Group provides the following links to sites with pertinent information and additional resources necessary to answer the questions you might have regarding patient safety:
The Johns Hopkins Center for Innovation in Quality Patient Care was created in 2002 to facilitate patient-centered revamping of healthcare delivery systems at Johns Hopkins Medicine. Instrumental in the development and deployment of CUSP and eCUSP, the Center's vision is a patient-centered culture with multi-disciplinary teams empowered to identify, create and evaluate healthcare system solutions.
Patient Safety Network, is a new national web-based resource featuring the latest news and essential resources on patient safety. The site offers weekly updates of patient safety literature, news, tools, and meetings, and a vast set of carefully annotated links to important research and other information on patient safety. Supported by a robust patient safety taxonomy and web architecture, AHRQ PSNet provides powerful searching and browsing capability, as well as the ability for diverse users to customize the site around their interests (My PSNet).
Morbidity & Mortality Rounds on the Web, is the online journal and forum on patient safety and health care quality. This site features expert analysis of medical errors reported anonymously by our readers, interactive learning modules on patient safety, Perspectives on Safety, and forums for online discussion. CME and CEU credit are available.
IHI.org (Institute for Healthcare Improvement), is an excellent source of knowledge, ideas and support in the effort to improve health care worldwide. IHI 'believes everyone should get the best care and health possible. This passionate belief fuels our mission to improve health and health care.'
Safer Healthcare specializes in medical team training using evidence-based practices and the aviation industry's proven Crew Resource Management. Their industry leading human factor training programs teach caregivers to work more effectively as teams using evidence-based, human factor skills, including, Teamwork and Communication, Briefings and Debriefings, Assertion and Advocacy, Situational Awareness, and Decision Making and Leadership.
NPSF (National Patient Safety Foundation), is one of the largest and most active advocates of patient safety in the world. NPSF's vision as stated on their website: The National Patient Safety Foundation is the indispensable resource for individuals and organizations committed to improving the safety of patients. The NPSF provides a vast amount of information through conferences, educational programs and other resources.