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Kathy Wire, JD, MBA, CPHRM, CPPS

Kathryn has extensive experience managing risk and safety functions in acute care, including academic, tertiary and critical access, physician practices of all sizes, long-term care, and regional health systems, including the initiation of programs within large health systems. For ten years, she led her own consulting firm, sharing expertise in those areas. She has volunteered her time and leadership skills for numerous roles, including speaking and writing, for the American Health Lawyers Association, the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management and local chapters of those organizations. She is a certified Just Culture trainer and has worked with a number of organizations to integrate Just Culture and shared accountability into their safety culture journey. As a speaker, Kathryn provides a learning experience that combines research and current trends with her experience and examples critical to safety and risk management. She is also a certified Just Culture trainer.

The Vaught Verdict: Where is Vanderbilt?

We have heard voices on all sides of the RaDonda Vaught case and studied the published facts and...

Joint Position Statement Offers Guidance on Lights and Sirens

Collaborators on the project included most national EMS associations. The Center for Patient Safety...

Brian LaCroix Joins the Center for Patient Safety

Bringing National EMS Leadership Focus to the Prevention of Patient Harm

Patient harm is still a challenge throughout healthcare, including EMS

COLUMBIA, MISSOURI - A new, year-long webinar series – a different webinar each month in 2020 –...

The Challenge for EMS:  Getting Airways Right

“[If it takes] my sister’s death to awaken the situation, we’ll definitely want to figure out...

Courts Produce More Good News for PSOs

The patient safety work product privilege is a quiet corner of the room ... The statutes carve an...

Nurses Week 2019

Nurse’s week is coming to an end and I would like to give a shout out to all my fellow nurses! I...

Healthcare Forward Report: Patient and Provider Safety

The Center for Patient Safety (CPS) is excited about our new report being released this week: ...