The ICD-10 codes between Z55 and Z65 are the social determinants of health (SDOH) discharge codes. Social determinants of health include factors like: Socioeconomic status Education Neighborhood and physical environment Employment Social support networks Access to health care
Health care providers must provide precision care, perform highly complex procedures and treatments, and cope with increasingly stressful care environments. To support their work, a variety of innovations have been devised to increase patient safety by decreasing preventable harm related to human factors, technological advances, and complex care environments. Certain types of infusion pumps, often called […]
Safe Tables are designed to empower providers to engage in robust, meaningful patient safety and quality improvement activities. CHPSO hosts these meetings via a web-based, teleconference format approximately twice a month. Safe Tables generally have clinical focus on a topic requested by members or found during periodic analysis of the CHPSO database.
Quality and patient safety positions at your organization can be listed on the CHPSO Job Board. If you are a member of CHPSO, the California Hospital Association, or a key partner of the Hospital Quality Institute and would like to list your opportunities on this page, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
CHPSO was established by the California Hospital Association (CHA) in 2009. The longest-listed patient safety organization (PSO) in the United States, CHPSO is also one of the largest — it began in California, and over the years added members in Arizona, Hawaii, New Mexico, Nevada, Oregon, Texas, and Washington. In the last quarter of 2019 […]
In the coming year, HQI will continue to provide member support on pressing patient safety issues, including a particular focus on three main areas: Data Enrichment Vast amounts of data are available through hospital submissions (from California and, soon, 19 other states) and state systems. Both CHPSO and HQI are uniquely positioned to engage in a […]
HQI received 33 applications for 2019 C. Duane Dauner Quality Award. Through a careful review via an external panel of judges, three applicant organizations were recognized:
Conference highlights, C. Duane Dauner Award winners, update on next year’s event
Everyone in health care is in the business of saving lives, whether you are a front line caregiver, an equipment supplier, an environmental engineer, an executive, an analyst, or any other position that touches the processes, systems, environment, or evaluation of health care. We are all in the business of saving lives, and we must function […]
The 8th Annual World Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit is co-convened with the International Society for Quality in Health Care (ISQua), the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA), and the European Society of Anesthesiology (ESA). This event will bring together all stakeholder groups to discuss novel solutions to the leading challenges facing hospitals today.