Drew Roth

CHPSO Annual Report Now Available 

In case you missed it, CHPSO recently released its 2021 Annual Report.   The report details our activities and provides a look at CHPSO’s most significant work on your behalf.  

HQI Cares: Implementing BETA HEART® Now Enrolling Hospitals for 2023

HQI Cares: Implementing BETA HEART, HQI’s program to help hospitals develop reliable, sustainable cultures of patient safety and systems of care for the caregivers, is progressing well in the inaugural cohort of 24 hospitals.    Hospital enrollment is now open for 2023. If you’d like to discuss the program’s benefits and the potential enrollment of your […]

Lessons Learned: Ambulatory Patient Safety

“Despite the fact that the vast majority of health care takes place in the outpatient, or ambulatory care, setting, efforts to improve safety have mostly focused on the inpatient setting.”1  This was the topic of discussion in August when CHPSO and HQI were privileged to share the arena with Anjana Sharma, MD, an assistant professor […]

Updated Quality Transparency Dashboards Now Available 

HQI, in cooperation with the Patient Safety Movement Foundation and the California Hospital Association (CHA), creates and distributes quarterly dashboards of publicly available quality data for each CHA acute care member hospital. These model dashboards currently provide information on eight measures, and over 80 total measures on the data tab.   

Ask CHPSO: Learning More about CHPSOData

Here are a few questions and answers about the new CHPSOData platform.  What is the CHPSOData platform?  CHPSO has partnered with SpeedTrack to create CHPSOData, a new event reporting and analytics platform that will replace the current system administered through NextPlane/Press Ganey. This new solution will provide members with multifactor authentication, streamlined safety event reporting, […]

Reducing Harm from Respiratory Depression in Non-ICU Patients Through Risk Mitigation and Respiratory Monitoring Guidelines of Care Tool Kit

Available now:   Reducing Harm from Respiratory Depression in Non-ICU Patients Through Risk Mitigation and Respiratory Monitoring Guidelines of Care Tool Kit – PDF Edition – November 2017 The purpose of this tool kit is to provide evidenced-based recommendations and best practices on safe and effective assessment, monitoring, and intervention for patients at risk for unrecognized respiratory depression in a non-ICU environment. […]

Lessons Learned: The Impact of Bias on Quality and Patient Safety

Racial health disparities have been a major focus in health care in recent years. Growing research illustrates the negative impact implicit bias has on racial and ethnic minorities in the United States.   The data reveal these groups experience higher rates of illness and death in a wide range of health conditions (diabetes, hypertension, obesity, asthma, and heart disease) when compared to whites. This can be a difficult issue to unpack, especially in health care, an industry that is designed ultimately […]

2022 Safe Table Meeting Schedule

Date Time Topic 01/12/2022 10:00-11:00 a.m. Pacific The Pressure of Preventing Skin Injuries – An Evidence-Based Approach 01/27/2022 10:00-11:00 a.m. Pacific Searches by Private Citizens in an Acute Care Hospital 03/10/2022 11:00-12:00 p.m. Pacific HAI Management: A Physician Perspective  03/24/2022 10:00-11:00 a.m. Pacific Multidisciplinary Optimizing Transitions of Care Committee can Lead to Optimizing Patient Safety […]