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Session 5: Safety Across the Board, The Power of Transparency

Business Audience Diverse Business Group

Tuesday, September 11, 2018, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. PT.

Achieving Safety Across the Board (SAB) is the ability to use a broad and systematic approach toward building a patient centered organizational response to reduce and prevent ALL patient harm—the cornerstone of every hospital and health system. The framework for SAB involves 3 key imperatives: culture, strong safety processes, and engagement. Simultaneous execution of these three imperatives assists with keeping patients, family/caregivers, and the workforce free from harm. The SAB series will highlight efforts to improve the 3 key imperatives, while demonstrating the close association on driving improvement in Hospital Improvement Innovation Network (HIIN) clinical topic areas.

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Individual Session Description:

A fundamental concept in creating a healthcare environment that is safe and equitable is transparency. There are diverse types of transparency in healthcare that can include disclosure of events, patient and family engagement, or participation in quality collaboratives. In addition to this, there are five distinct levels of transparency that we experience in healthcare. This session will feature a look at the five levels of transparency, and how a focus on transparency can drive improvement across the board.

Webinar Objectives:

  • Discuss the role of transparency in patient safety.
  • Identify five levels of healthcare transparency and how organizations can achieve them.
  • Describe the role of transparency in driving improvement across HIIN topic areas.

Speaker: Kim Werkmeister, RN, CPHQ, CPPS, Clinical Improvement Educator, HSAG HIIN

Continuing Education (CE): Health Services Advisory Group is the CE provider for this event. Provider approved by the Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 16578, for 1 contact hour for each event. Pending approval. There is no charge to attend this event.