The AHRQ PSNet Collection comprises an extensive selection of resources relevant to the patient safety community. These resources come in a variety of formats, including literature, research, tools, and Web sites. Resources are identified using the National Library of Medicine’s Medline database, various news and content aggregators, and the expertise of the AHRQ PSNet editorial and technical teams.
Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. November 7, 2022.
An organization’s understanding of its culture is foundational to patient safety. This webinar introduced the AHRQ Surveys on Patient Safety Culture™ (SOPS®) program. The session covered the types of surveys available and review resources available to best use the data to facilitate conversations and comparisons to inform improvement efforts.
Surveys are established mechanisms for organizational assessment of safety culture. This collection of webinars provides an overview of the AHRQ Surveys on Patient Safety Culture™ (SOPS®) and a range of content related to the successful use of the surveys. Topics covered include organizational characteristics required for successful web-based distribution of the survey and best practices for formatting, programming, and administering the surveys in a variety of environments.
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) hosted the 2005 Annual Patient Safety and Health Information Technology Conference. Transcripts and slide presentations are available from the five-day event.
This article summarizes programs presented at the 2004 American Society of Health-system Pharmacists (ASHP) Leadership Conference. Speakers covered topics such as value-based leadership, using information technology to improve medication safety, and strategies for meeting standards of the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO).
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