The Center for Patient Safety will share information and answer questions on how joining a PSO can help you improve patient safety at your organization:
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?
Who should attend? Healthcare professionals with a desire to improve patient safety and reduce patient risk, including professionals and leaders working in quality, risk, patient safety, quality improvement, and legal staff, executive leaders, and outside counsel and consultants.
Why join a PSO?
Protect. A PSO offers federal confidentiality and privilege protections of the Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act of 2005 to all licensed health care providers.
Learn. Working with a PSO offers sharing, learning and educational opportunities.
Prevent. A PSO recommends proactive measures from lessons learned to assist in the prevention of future adverse events.
Who can participate with a PSO? Any licensed provider can participate with a PSO. CPS works with providers across the continuum of care, including hospitals, health systems, medical offices, ambulatory surgery centers, emergency medical services, nursing homes, home health and hospice, and pharmacies.