PPR and PPC Education
Did you miss the recent webinar regarding potenitally preventable readmissions and potentially preventable complications hosted by the Texas Health and Human Services Commission? Access the materials and listen to the recording here.
For a list of all upcoming educational events, click here.
Women in Health Care Leadership Program
Attend the Texas Hospital Association's inaugural Womein in Health Care Leadership Program next mont in Austin. This program is intended to bring women leaders (C-suite and aspiring executives alike) together for an invigorating experience focused on idea exchanges, in-depth discussions on the challenges and opportunities women leaders in health care face, and an opportunity to learn from strong leaders and subject matter experts. Learn more here.
The Center is a listed Patient Safety Organization with the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. To learn how your hospital can participate, click here.
What's the PSO about? Watch the video:
Have a question or need assistance? Contact us today if you are interested in leading change in your hospital. TCQPS' program are designed to help hospitals reduce errors and improve the culture of safety.
2014 Annual Report to Congress
Across the nation, the National Strategy for Quality Improvement in Health Care brings together Federal Agencies, health care payers, purchasers, providers, consumers, and other partners in pursuit of improved health and health care for all Americans. The National Quality Strategy serves as a framework for aligning stakeholders across the private and public sectors at the Federal, State, and local levels. Read more about this in the 2014 Annual Report to Congress.
Are Your Materials Patient-Friendly?
More than 500 peer-reviewed articles in public health and medical journals reveal that while the average American reads at or below the eighth grade level, health information is written at or above the tenth grade level. The Texas Center for Quality & Patient Safety is partnering with the Literacy Coalition of Central Texas to provide FREE Health Literacy Skills Train-the-Trainer Workshops to health care professionals across the state. Learn more information here.
Texas Hospitals: Leading the Way in Quality and Patient Safety
Because of Texas hospitals’ investment in and commitment to quality and patient safety initiatives, patients have access to safer, more effective care that produces better health outcomes. Through a number of national and state partnerships, Texas hospitals are learning best practices, learning from each other, and learning from patients and families how to more safely and more effectively deliver the best care. These accomplishments translate to complications avoided and lives saved. Texas hospitals have much to be proud of and will keep building on these accomplishments to provide the safest, highest quality care possible. Read more here.