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Tue, Oct 27, 2020, 12:00 PM – Tue, Oct 27, 2020, 01:00 PM




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Kristin Oliver


On-demand Webinar

Patient Safety Organization (PSO) Participation: Why It Matters

Tuesday, October 27, 2020
1 - 2 p.m. Eastern; noon - 1 p.m. Central; 10 - 11 a.m. Pacific  

In this webinar, learn the background of the Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act (PSQIA) and the purpose of a Patient Safety Organization (PSO). 
The different types of PSOs will be described and we’ll share what the recent hospital survey performed by the OIG revealed.   

Attendees will receive a short introduction to key terms, such as Patient Safety Event System (PSES) and Patient Safety Work Products (PSWPs) and hear specific examples where the PSO was valuable to an organization.  

Finally, we’ll share the recent challenges that have occurred in different state courts and remedies available. 
Attendees Will Learn: 

  • How membership in a PSO advances patient safety and quality of care.  
  • Why the OIG supports membership in a PSO.   
  • An update on some of the legal challenges to the Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act (PSQIA). 

Brigitta U. Mueller, MD, MHCM, MSJ, CPPS, CPHQ, CPE, FAAP 
Executive Director, Patient Safety, Risk & Quality 
Plymouth Meeting, Penn. 


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