The Floodgates Are Opening
October 1, 2013 | Healthcare Risk, Quality, & Safety Guidance
The Adventist Health System Patient Safety Organization (PSO) has two hurdles to overcome before it can open the proverbial floodgates: helping 36 member hospitals get their patient safety evaluation systems (PSESs) fully operational and reviewing all of their quality-related patient events since September of 2009 for reporting to the PSO.
“We are in the midst of a huge initiative,” says Stacy Prince, RT, J.D., executive director of risk management of Adventist Health System and executive director of Adventist Health System PSO, Altamonte Springs, Florida. “We’ll be able to use the information to provide meaningful initiatives for patient...