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Patient Safety Authority Issues Annual Report for 2007
Date:4/30/2008

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In 2007, the Patient Safety Authority Board determined that the Authority should do more to advance patient safety in Pennsylvania. The Board embarked on a strategic planning exercise. They listened to stakeholders, experts and staff. The outcome of this exercise is a strategic plan that the Board believes will guide the Authority's activities for the next several years.

The Strategic Plan organizes the Authority's objectives and priorities into a series of initiatives. These initiatives will be implemented over several years and will be allocated appropriate funding. The 11 initiatives follow:

-- Initiative A: Educate Executive Management and Boards of Trustees

-- Initiative B: Infection Awareness and Reduction

-- Initiative C: Patient Safety Knowledge Exchange (PasSKEy)

-- Initiative D: Improve Reporting Consistency and Recommendations

-- Initiative E: Increase Effectiveness through Extended Presence

-- Initiative F: Governor's Office of Healthcare Reform (GOHCR) Collaboration

-- Initiative G: Data Collaboration

-- Initiative H: Patient Safety Methods Training

-- Initiative I: Nursing Home Data Analysis

-- Initiative J: PA-PSRS System Enhancements

-- Initiative K: Maintain Success of Patient Safety Advisory

Implementing the strategic plan initiatives has been a priority in the second half of 2007. For example, The Authority is working with the Hospital and HealthSystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP) and the American Hospital Association (AHA) to develop/adopt a curriculum for Pennsylvania's CEOs and boards of trustees to understand their role in patient safety. Nursing home data and HAI prevention initiatives are being addressed through the implementation of Act 52. The Authority also met with several Patient Safety Officers throughout the year to present ideas and obtain feedback. These efforts support anot
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