*Indicates High Risk
The AMC PSO has an application called the Root Cause Analysis Information Exchange (RCAIE).
Access the AMC PSO Secure Portal to share files and collaborate safely with the team.
Learn about our events, such as a past event called Shifting Patient Safety into High Gear with AMC PSO
Visit these sites to find out more about patient safety:
1) Patient Safety Organization page of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, the agency which administers the provisions of the Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act.
2) Alliance for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety, a voice for the PSO community to enhance quality improvement activities.
3) American Medical Association's PSO page, which outlines how this organization is embracing and encouraging physicians in patient safety initiatives.
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The AMC PSO releases its Patient Safety Alerts publication on a monthly basis. Each issue takes an in-depth look at one or two topics concerning patient safety. Recent topics include examining ambulatory pumps used to administer patient controlled analgesia (PCA) as well as adverse events related to medication in the ICU. More>
In 2009, the Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act (PSQIA) was enacted to create a culture of safety by providing federal privilege and confidentiality protections for information that is assembled and reported to a PSO, or developed by a PSO, for the conduct of patient safety activities.
The AMC PSO strives to act as a national convener of clinicians and health care organizations in an effort to promote patient safety by focusing on specific quality and safety initiatives, including:
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