Tennessee Center for Patient Safety Company Profile

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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

News Articles [3539 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

University of Tennessee Medical Center Is Reducing Readmission Rates with Jvion's Advanced AI and Clinical Patient Pod Technologies

Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) May 31, 2016 The University of Tennessee Medical Center is reducing avoidable readmissions using a mix of advanc...

Patient Safety at the Crossroads

This Viewpoint discusses the National Patient Safety Foundation’s report Free From Harm: Accelerating Patient Safety Improvement 15 Years After “To Err Is Human” and whether the recommendations ...

Empyrean Benefit Solutions to Open New Client Service Center Near Nashville, Tennessee

Houston, Texas (PRWEB) May 03, 2016 Empyrean Benefit Solutions, Inc., the Hi-Touch Benefits Administration company, today announced ...

Top Patient Safety Risks Include Health IT Issues, Patient ID Errors

Failure to embrace a safety culture is listed as number 10 on this year’s list of the top 10 patient safety concerns for healthcare organizations.

Minimize overrides of technology to improve patient safety

Patient safety could be improved by developing criteria for alerts that focus on opportunities for patient harm, while preventing alert fatigue and minimizing the need for overrides, according to re...

Study Asserts Hospital Rankings May Rely on Faulty Data

The October 2016 issue of The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety, features the article "Consumer Rankings and Health Care: Toward Validation and Transparency" by Bala Hota, MD, MPH...

Speaking Up is a Critical Behavior to Improve Patient Safety and Quality in Healthcare

Joint Commission predicted that 80 percent of the serious safety events occur due to miscommunications among healthcare professionals. Speaking up is one of the critical behaviors of patient safety th...

Study: Hospital rankings may rely on faulty data

(Rush University Medical Center) Published study concluded that US News and World Report hospital rankings relied on faulty patient safety data that distorted the patient safety scores of academic m...

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

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PubMed Articles [5466 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Notes from the Field: Hepatitis C Outbreak in a Dialysis Clinic - Tennessee, 2014.

Outbreaks of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infections can occur among hemodialysis patients when recommended infection control practices are not followed (1). On January 30, 2014, a dialysis clinic in Tenne...

Safety First.

Electronic health record (EHR) errors have prompted calls from TMA and AMA to create a federal patient safety center that would collect reported data on EHR-related adverse events.

Notes from the Field: Intoxication and Deaths Associated with Ingestion of a Racing Fuel and Carbonated Soft Drink Mixture - Tennessee, January 2016.

In January 2016, the Tennessee Poison Center and Tennessee Department of Health learned of the deaths of two adolescents, and the nonfatal intoxication of two other adolescents, after ingestion of a m...

Variations in Patient Safety Climate in Chinese Hospitals.

Patient safety climate is associated with patient outcomes in hospitals around the world. A better understanding of how safety climate varies within and across hospitals will help identify improvement...

Sedation in the Ambulatory Endoscopy Center: Optimizing Safety, Expectations and Throughput.

In the United States, sedation and analgesia are the standard of practice when endoscopic procedures are performed in the ambulatory endoscopy center. Over the last 30 years, there has been a dramati...

Clinical Trials [4435 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

The Effect of Snack Consumption on Energy Intake in Preschoolers

The purpose of this pilot study will be to examine the influence of providing snacks on consumption of overall energy intake in children aged 2-5 years in the Early Learning Center (ELC) a...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

Companies [3152 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...

Cigna Corporation and The University of Tennessee Medical Center

The mission of The University of Tennessee Medical Center, the region’s only hospital to achieve status as a Magnet® recognized organization, is to serve through healing, ...

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...

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