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Patient Safety   Tags: health_sciences, internal_medicine, thl  

Provides resources for students, clinicians, researchers, & administrators on patient safety.
Last Updated: Apr 17, 2014 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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UMHS/Ann Arbor VA Resources

The University of Michigan Health System has been a national leader in patient safety for years.  Below are some links to important patient safety resources from UMHS and the Ann Arbor VA Hospital.

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 TeamSTEPPS® 2.0

Strategies and Tools to Enhance Performance and Patient Safety

AHRQ has released TeamSTEPPS® 2.0, an updated version of its successful curriculum aimed at optimizing patient outcomes by improving communication & teamwork skills among health care professionals.

  • A new measurement module provides information about ways to measure the impact of TeamSTEPPS and the available tools to support evaluation.
  • The communication module has been moved up in the order of instruction to better align with the emphasis on overcoming communication errors within teamwork.
  • The course management guide has been updated to include TeamSTEPPS modules and versions that have been added for the user's reference.

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2014 User Comparative Database Report:  Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture

Based on data from 653 U.S. hospitals, the report provides initial results that hospitals can use to compare their patient safety culture to other U.S. hospitals, as well as results showing change over time for 359 hospitals.


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