Expert Discussion: Patient Safety Organizations

Expert Discussion: Patient Safety Organizations

Patient Safety Organizations (PSOs) provide vital benefits and legal protections for both large and small US pharmacies, acute care, and healthcare organizations. But what information is protected under PSOs, and what’s not? Do legal protections really hold up in court? How can a PSO help you establish a ‘just culture’, improve patient safety and enhance […]

Establishing a ‘Just Culture’ In Your Pharmacy

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Medication incidents and near-miss events occur in pharmacies across the US every day – and though they may never be completely avoidable, there are steps pharmacies can take to limit risk. For most pharmacies, this starts with consistent reporting of incidents and near-miss events. Without reporting, it’s impossible to identify the process gaps that are […]

Why Your Healthcare Organization Needs a Patient Safety Organization

Two concerned looking pharmacists looking at tablet

Patient Safety Organizations (PSOs) are a vital tool for healthcare organizations that enable you to improve medication safety and focus on quality improvement work in a safe, legally-protected environment. Medication errors are an unfortunate occurrence in pharmacies, hospitals, long-term care and other healthcare settings across the United States, and the impact they have is devastating. […]

On-Demand Webinar: Patient Safety Organizations (PSO): What’s In it For You?

Webinar: Patient Safety Organizations

Medication errors are an unfortunate, yet not uncommon occurrence in pharmacies, nursing and post-acute care homes, and other healthcare settings across the United States. Each year, approximately 7,000-9,000 patients die as a result of medication errors, while hundreds of thousands more experience adverse reactions or complications1. Understanding how medication incidents and near-misses occur is key […]