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AMC PSO Publications

AMC PSO makes patient safety learnings available to the public as part of CRICO’s ongoing commitment towards improving patient safety across the continuum of care. These learnings can be found in guidelines, papers and our Patient Safety Alerts, which can be downloaded. New editions are published regularly and are free and available here.
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Guidelines | Papers | Patient Safety Alerts

Guidelines by Topic

The AMC PSO has released a set of consensus-based recommendations and risk mitigation strategies that would help to inform best practices and improve patient safety in the following areas:

inter-hospital transferPatient Safety Framework for Inter-hospital Transfers

 

See: Patient Safety Framework for Inter-hospital Transfers

virtualcareSafety in the Virtual Visit

 

See: Patient Safety Guidance for the Virtual Visit

bhedSafety in the Emergency Department: Improving the Care of Behavioral Health Patients

 

See: Safety in the Emergency Department: Improving the Care of Behavioral Health Patients

wlssWrong-level Spine Surgery

 

See: Patient Safety Framework for Mitigating Wrong-level Spine Surgery

irInterventional Radiology

 

See: Patient Safety Framework for Mitigating Risk in Interventional Radiology

ehrEHR Downtime

 

See: Patient Safety Guidance for Electronic Health Record Downtime

kc_podcast_2017_neonateNeonatal Encephalopathy Guidelines: effective use of therapeutic hypothermia

 

See: Therapeutic Hypothermia in Neonates

 

These can also be found in the Decision Support pages of our site along with other CRICO Guidelines.


Papers

kc_pso_cultureSafety Culture

What are safety culture and organizational resilience, and how do they support patient safety and caregivers? This publication explores current and emerging trends in the safety culture movement and existing and new strategies worth leveraging.
See: Safety Culture and Risk Reliability in Health Care


Alerts

PS_Alert_kcmasthead_wotextLibrary of Patient Safety Alerts

AMC PSO makes patient safety learnings available to the public as part of CRICO’s ongoing commitment towards improving patient safety across the continuum of care. These learnings are in a newsletter called the AMC PSO Patient Safety Alerts and are short PDF documents that summarize a topic covered by our members.
See:  the Patient Safety Alerts Library