Patient Safety

Patient safety is the practice of reporting, analyzing, and preventing medical errors that often lead to adverse healthcare events. In addition, care providers must create a culture of safety, an environment focused on finding solutions rather than blame.

Resources to Improve Patient Safety

Creating a Culture of Safety from the Institute for Healthcare Imrpovement

Quality and Patient Safety Resources from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)

Enhancing Communication and Cultural Competancy from The Joint Commission

5-Diamond Patient Safety Program developed by ESRD Networks