Patient Safety Awareness Week
Follow and join the conversation with #PSAW22 and #patientsafety. Patient Safety Awareness Week (March 13 – 19, 2022) is an annual recognition week intended to encourage everyone to learn more about health care safety.
Patient Safety and Quality Improvement
To learn more check out these resources provided by Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (@AHRQNews) which include a toolkit to improve antibiotic use in long-term care, how AHRQ is leading the effort to combat diagnostic error, and the 2021 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Report.
— AHRQ (@AHRQNews) March 13, 2022
ASHRM Celebrates National Patient Safety Awareness Week
The American Society for Health Care Risk Management (@ASHRMAHA) recognizes National Patient Safety Awareness Week and the role in which patient safety professionals contribute to ASHRM’s mission of advancing patient safety, reducing uncertainty and maximizing value. Their resources include activities, toolkit, safety tip sheet, supporting resources, social media toolkit, and eLearning and On-Demand Webinars.
Risk managers need to have a firm grasp of all relevant patient safety concepts before an incident occurs. That’s why we are offering free downloadable tip sheets developed by subject matter experts.
— ASHRM (@ASHRMAHA) March 10, 2022
Webinar: Patient Safety Awareness Week, Free Special Program! Harnessing Individual Power to Effect Positive Change
Provided by: Health Resources & Services Administration
Date: March 17, 2022, 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. ET
Description: This year’s special program in celebration of Patient Safety Awareness Week will feature Amelia Brooks, MSc, a global leader in patient safety, high reliability, and quality improvement, who will provide strategies that healthcare organizations can implement immediately to improve the safety culture in their organizations. Ms. Brooks will share how to focus on safety within the context of global health and staffing crises, helping healthcare organizations determine how to reduce burdens on front-line providers, have the courage to eliminate tasks that do not add value, and implement practical strategies to support their staff. Leaders set the tone for the culture of an organization, but everyone on the healthcare team has personal accountability and the power to effect change. There will also be a virtual exhibit hall at the end of the session.
Twitter Chat: Diagnostic Safety
Provided by: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Date: Thursday, March 17, from 12-1 p.m. ET
Description: Join the conversation on diagnostic safety! #AHRQ will host a Twitter chat to raise awareness about diagnostic safety & approaches to improving diagnosis.
Follow: @AHRQNews, #PSAW22
Conference: 2022 World Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit | Virtual
Provided by: Patient Safety Movement
Date: April 29 – April 30, 2022
Description: The 2022 World Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit (WPSSTS) is co-convened by the American Society of Anesthesiologists, the European Society of Anasthesiology and Intensive Care and the International Society for Quality in Health Care, and will celebrate the Patient Safety Movement Foundation’s first 10 years of achievements. The 2022 WPSSTS will confront leading patient safety issues with actionable ideas and innovations to transform the continuum of care by dramatically improving patient safety and eliminating preventable patient harm and death.