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AMC PSO Resource Center

The Academic Medical Center Patient Safety Organization (AMC PSO) strives to act as a national convener of clinicians and health care organizations to promote patient safety.

EHR Downtime

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The AMC PSO has released a set of consensus-based guidelines for safely managing EHR Downtime. More >>


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Safety Culture

What are safety culture and organizational resilience, and how do they support patient safety and caregivers? This white paper explores current and emerging trends in the safety culture movement and existing and new strategies worth leveraging. More >>

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Neonatal Guidelines

The AMC PSO has released a set of consensus-based guidelines for the most effective use of therapeutic hypothermia in cases of suspected neonatal encephalopathy. More >>

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AMC PSO History

In 2009, the Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act was enacted to create a culture of safety by providing federal privilege and confidentiality protections for information assembled and reported to a PSO. More>>


Patient Safety Alerts

The AMC PSO releases its Patient Safety Alerts publication on a regular basis.  Each issue takes an in-depth look at topics concerning patient safety.  More>