Patient Safety Organizations in Their Second Year: The Momentum Builds

Slide presentation from the AHRQ 2010 conference.

On September 27, 2010, William Munier made this presentation at the 2010 Annual Conference. Select to access the PowerPoint® presentation (815 KB). Free PowerPoint® Viewer (Plugin Software Help).


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Patient Safety Organizations in Their Second Year: The Momentum Builds

Patient Safety Organizations in Their Second Year: The Momentum Builds

AHRQ Annual Conference
September 27, 2010
Rockville, Maryland

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PSO Status

PSO Status

  • AHRQ began listing PSOs November 2008:
    • Patient Safety Rule effective January 19th, 2009.
  • 88 PSOs "listed" by AHRQ as of September 22nd:
    • 30 states & DC

www.pso.ahrq.gov

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PSOs and the NPSD: Next Steps

PSOs and the NPSD: Next Steps

  • Upcoming Common Format Expansion:
    • Health Information Technology.
    • Skilled Nursing Facilities.
  • Non-identifiable data to the NPSD—early 2011:
    • Local and PSO reports can begin now.
  • Findings from NPSD will be published in AHRQ's annual National Healthcare Quality & Disparities Reports.
Current as of December 2010
Internet Citation: Patient Safety Organizations in Their Second Year: The Momentum Builds. December 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/news/events/conference/2010/munier/index.html