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Patient Safety Program

Patient Safety Program - Clinical Hub, Patient Safety

Patient Safety at UW Health (UWH) is everyone’s responsibility Our emphasis is not only on excellence in providing care for specific episodes of illness, but also on making individuals and populations healthier overall.

The UW Health Patient Safety Program Plan is designed to support continuous improvement and systematic approaches to measure processes, outcomes and assess and reduce errors and/or unsafe practices with the focus around patients and families. The plan is intended to provide a patient safety framework outlining our integrated and coordinated approach to:

patient safety frameworkCulture:

  1. Accountability
  2. Teamwork and Communication
  3. Leadership
  4. Psychological Safety (non-punitive)
  5. Negotiation

Learning System:

  1. Transparency
  2. Reliability 
  3. Improvement and Measurement
  4. Continuous Learning 

Focus

Our goal is to decrease preventable harm by providing a safe and healthy environment that encourages the reporting of errors, unsafe practices and near misses that may result in harm. The primary focus of the plan is to improve system factors that affect patient safety. Our efforts depend on the involvement of all staff and providers within all levels and areas of the organization. We will promote the active participation in the patient safety experience by all, which is done in collaboration with the environment of care and employee safety programs.

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GUIDING PRINCIPLES

OBJECTIVES

Create a Patient Safety Culture by ascribing to the following:

Resources

AHRQ PSN Net

Clinical In Brief

Patient Care

Patient Safety and Quality Health Care

PSN (Patient Safety Net)

PSN (Patient Safety Net) Downtime Form (UW Health)

Josie King Story

The Joint Commission on Patient Safety