Tennessee Center for Patient Safety Company Profile

13:45 EST 5th March 2015 | BioPortfolio

The mission of the Tennessee Center for Patient Safety is to advance Tennessee hospitals’ adoption of proven strategies that enhance the reliability, safety and quality of care received by patients. Established in 2007, the Tennessee Center for Patient Safety primarily is funded by the BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Health Foundation and operated by the Tennessee Hospital Association. Priority is given to initiatives designed to measurably improve care for patients and proactively position hospitals for performance on publicly-reported national quality measures. For additional information and to view the Center’s first progress report, visit www.tnpatientsafety.com


News Articles [1684 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Flemington, N.J. - Hunterdon Medical Center Recognized As Leader in Patient Safety

Keeping patients safe is something hospitals take very seriously. While most Central Jersey hospitals were recently penalized by the federal government because of medical errors and infections, Hunter...

TeleTracking Joins National Patient Safety Foundation Coalition

The National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF), a central voice for patient safety since 1997, recently welcomed TeleTracking Technologies, Inc., as a  member of the NPSF Patient Safety Coalition....

National Patient Safety Foundation Urges Stakeholders to Be United in Safety for Patient Safety Awareness Week, March 8-14

BOSTON, Feb. 12, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Patient and family engagement in health care is the focus as the National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF) leads Patient Safety Awareness Week, March 8-14, 2...

Pneumonia Vaccine is Reducing Pediatric Admissions in Tennessee

In Tennessee, the introduction in 2010 of a new pneumococcal vaccine for infants and young children coincides with a 27 percent decline in pneumonia hospital admissions across the state among children...

Tennessee Center for Patient Safety, TIPQC, Tenn. Department of Health, and Tenn. Hospital Association Coalition Launches Initiative To Increase Breastfeeding In State

Among all states, Tennessee’s ranks 49th on breastfeeding practices according to the most recent CDC Survey of Maternity Practices in Infant Nutrition and Care (mPINC). Coalition will emphasize &quo...

Midwest Alliance for Patient Safety Teams Up with ECRI Institute

The Midwest Alliance for Patient Safety (MAPS) and ECRI Institute, two patient safety organization (PSO) leaders, are combining their synergies to help guide the transformation of patient care in Illi...

Lassiter Joins MFG in Environment and Safety Slot

MFG Chemical has appointed Barry Lassiter as director of Environmental, Health, Safety and Security. With more than 42 years of experience in various leadership and management positions at DuPont and ...

Healthcare Workers Recognized by the Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority

Eighteen Pennsylvania healthcare workers are being recognized by the Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority for their efforts to improve patient safety within their healthcare facilities. The healthcar...

Drugs and Medications [9 Associated Drugs and Medications listed on BioPortfolio]

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PubMed Articles [4303 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Patient Involvement in Patient Safety: A Qualitative Study of Nursing Staff and Patient Perceptions.

The risk associated with receiving health care has called for an increased focus on the role of patients in helping to improve safety. Recent research has highlighted that patient involvement in patie...

Improving Safety: Engaging With Patients and Families Makes a Difference!

Following a brief review of the history and context for patient and family member involvement in healthcare safety improvements, a variety of tools and mechanisms for patient engagement will be offere...

The impact of a standardized incident reporting system in the perioperative setting: a single center experience on 2,563 'near-misses' and adverse events.

The reduction of perioperative harm is a major priority of in-hospital health care and the reporting of incidents and their causes is an important source of information to improve perioperative patien...

Patient Demographic Characteristics and Disease Stage as Drivers of Disparities in Mortality in Prostate Cancer Patients Who Receive Care at a Safety Net Academic Medical Center.

The purpose of this study was to examine the effect of patient demographic characteristics and tumor stage at diagnosis on mortality in prostate cancer patients who receive care at a safety net, acade...

Developing patient safety in dentistry.

Patient safety has always been important and is a source of public concern. Recent high profile scandals and subsequent reports, such as the Francis report into the failings at Mid Staffordshire, have...

Clinical Trials [2895 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Racial Difference in HCV/Host Interactions

The purpose of this study is to evaluate a group of African Americans and Caucasians with hepatitis C virus (HCV), compare their response rates to combination treatment with pegylated inte...

An Access Delivery Model That Eliminates Barriers to Breast Cancer Care Delivery

The purpose of the research is to examine the usefulness of using patient navigators in improving coordination of care between the Breast Examination Center in Harlem (BECH) and the Ralph ...

Improving The Nutritional Status Of The Malnourished Chronic Hemodialysis Patients In The State Of Tennessee

We propose to identify malnourished chronic kidney dialysis patients through a statewide effort and subsequently treat them based on a protocol (provision of oral nutritional supplementati...

Prospective, Non-interventional, Multi-center Post-authorization Safety Study of Eylea for Central Retinal Vein Occlusion (CRVO)

This is a prospective, non-interventional, multi center post-authorization safety study that includes patients with a diagnosis of CRVO. The investigator will have made the choice of trea...

Medicaid Disenrollment: Intrastate Emergency Department Impact

We will obtain data from the robust Agency for Healthcare Reimbursement and Quality (AHRQ) Healthcare Utilization Project (HCUP), as well as from the State of Tennessee. If our hypotheses ...

Companies [2989 Associated Companies listed on BioPortfolio]

Tennessee Center for Patient Safety

The mission of the Tennessee Center for Patient Safety is to advance Tennessee hospitals’ adoption of proven strategies that enhance the reliability, safety and quality of ca...

BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee

BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee offers its clients peace of mind through affordable solutions for health and healing, life and living. Founded in 1945, the Chattanooga-based com...

East Tennessee Compounding Pharmacists

East Tennessee Compounding Pharmacists compound and prepare unique, less expensive, better tasting, and more tolerable, unavailable drugs. This is the basis of the profession of compounding specialis...

The National Patient Safety Foundation

The National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF) has been pursuing one mission since its founding in 1997 - to improve the safety of care provided to patients. As a central voice for patient safety, NPSF...

Avanca Medical Devices

Avanca Medical Devices' ultimate goal is to improve healthcare for the practitioners and make it safer for patients. The RPD® is recognized by the Veterans Administration Cente...

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