IRVINE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– De Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF) heeft vandaag bekendgemaakt dat het Schotse nationale initiatief voor patiëntveiligheid, het Scottish Patient Safety Programme (SPSP), zich tot verbetering van de patiëntveiligheid heeft verplicht.
De SPSP, die in 2008 is opgericht, begon aanvankelijk als vijfjarig programma met focus op acute ziekenhuiszorg, maar werkt tegenwoordig als nationaal initiatief onder beheer van Healthcare Improvement Scotland voor veiligere en betrouwbaardere gezondheidszorg bij iedere vorm van medische zorg.
De belofte die SPSP deed aan PSMF is onderverdeel in zes aparte gebieden. In al die categorieën staat drie kernthema’s centraal: 1) Preventie en herkenning van verslechtering en een reactie daarop 2) veilig medicijngebruik en 3) faciliteiten die systemen mogelijk maken. Voor de volledige details kunt u de belofte online lezen
Scotland’s Patient Safety Programme Makes a Commitment to the Patient Safety Movement Foundation
IRVINE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– The Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF) announced today a commitment from Scotland’s national patient safety initiative, the Scottish Patient Safety Programme (SPSP).
Launched in 2008, the SPSP first started as a five-year program focused on acute hospitals and now operates as a national initiative managed by Healthcare Improvement Scotland aimed at improving the safety and reliability of healthcare, whenever care is delivered.
SPSP’s commitment through the Patient Safety Movement Foundation is broken down into the 6 different areas listed below. Central to all of the areas are three core themes: 1) Prevention, recognition and response to deterioration 2) Medicines Safety and 3) System enablers. For complete details, please visit their commitment online.
The programme’s goals include:
“We are excited to be working with the Patient Safety Movement Foundation,” said Joanne Matthews, Head of the SPSP. “Our programme has to date been delivered through a collaborative approach based on the Breakthrough Series Collaborative Model, using national and local learning events, site visits , webinars, collecting data and sharing learning across the country. With ongoing programme expansion and development, a range of other improvement methods are now being tested.”
“We are impressed with Scotland’s Patient Safety program and their government’s focus on making patient safety a top priority,” said Joe Kiani, Founder of the Patient Safety Movement Foundation “Patient safety is a global issue and we hope to assist in breaking down the silos in the healthcare eco-system around the world. We can help each other move towards attaining zero faster.”
About The Patient Safety Movement Foundation
More than 3,000,000 people worldwide, and 200,000 people in the US die every year in hospitals in ways that could have been prevented. The Patient Safety Movement Foundation was established through the support of the Masimo Foundation for Ethics, Innovation, and Competition in Healthcare, to reduce that number of preventable deaths to 0 by 2020 (0X2020) in the US and dramatically worldwide. Improving patient safety will require a collaborative effort from all stakeholders, including patients, healthcare providers, medical technology companies, government, employers, and private payers. The Patient Safety Movement Foundation works with all stakeholders to address the problems and solutions of patient safety. The Foundation also convenes the annual World Patient Safety, Science and Technology summit. The Summit presents specific, actionable solutions to meet patient safety challenges, encouraging medical technology companies to share the data for which their products are purchased, and asking hospitals to make commitments to implement Actionable Patient Safety Solutions. Visit www.patientsafetymovement.org.
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