Navigation Links
Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority Launches New Website and Design With New Tagline 'Analyzing, Educating and Collaborating for Patient Safety'
Date:1/8/2009

Educational resources for improved patient safety can be found more easily with an enhanced search engine and other features

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority launched its new website and design today featuring an enhanced search engine with easier navigation and features allowing users to share patient safety information more easily.

The new site www.patientsafetyauthority.org also features a new tagline of the Authority "Analyzing, Educating and Collaborating for Patient Safety." It also showcases the data collected by the Patient Safety Authority providing healthcare providers with a wealth of information received by Pennsylvania healthcare facilities through the Pennsylvania Patient Safety Reporting System (PA-PSRS).

"The new design offers patient safety officers an easier route to get to the important healthcare information they need to improve patient safety in their facilities," Mike Doering, executive director of the Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority said. "The Authority offers many educational tools for facilities to use to make process changes in their facilities to prevent medical errors."

"This new site also makes it easier for them to share the information we've collected and analyzed from events happening in Pennsylvania healthcare facilities," Doering added. "Consumers can also find information on the website more easily to help educate them on what they can do to decrease the likelihood of a medical error happening to them."

Doering said specifically the improved site makes it easier for users to find and distribute information in the following ways:

* Offers Pennsylvania-based healthcare information easier to read and find online with an enhanced search engine;

* Gives immediate access to the most recent information from the homepage featuring a spotlight section of "What's New";

* Allows users to browse by topic hundreds of Pennsylvania Patient Safety Advisory articles;

* Provides users with the means to distribute important Pennsylvania patient safety information through an "e-mail-to-a-friend" feature; and

* Offers a vast collection of educational tools and resources for healthcare providers and community groups to improve patient safety in Pennsylvania healthcare facilities.

"The Patient Safety Authority has gathered valuable information since reporting began in June 2004," Doering said. "This new website design makes it easier for people to learn more about what we've collected and how they can improve healthcare in Pennsylvania either for themselves or their healthcare facility."

For more information on the Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority, visit the Authority's website at www.patientsafetyauthority.org.

CONTACT: Laurene M. Baker

Director of Communications

Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority

717-346-1092

www.psa.state.pa.us


'/>"/>
SOURCE Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Pennsylvania Resident Gets Christmas Cheer, $15,000 from ActiveAmericans.com
2. Pennsylvania Attorney General Corbett Announces a Multi-State, $7 Million Settlement With Airborne Health, Inc., Over Charges of Deceptive Advertising
3. Veteran Rehab Specialist, Ted ONeill, Joins Fast-Growing Alliance Seating & Mobility in Pennsylvania
4. Pennsylvania State Health Department Conducts Pertussis Immunization Clinic in Mercer County
5. Pennsylvania DEP Directs Shadyside Water Supply to Issue Boil Water Advisory
6. Pennsylvania Hospital Pays $1.9 Million to Settle Medicare Fraud Case Brought by Whistleblower
7. Pennsylvania Governor Rendell Remembers, Celebrates the Life of Lt. Governor Catherine Baker Knoll During Capitol Tribute
8. Pennsylvania Health Department Reminds Parents to Immunize Their Children Against Pertussis
9. Pennsylvania Insurance Department Approves Launch of Senior Health Care Oversight Trust
10. Conseco Completes Transfer of Senior Health Insurance Company of Pennsylvania to Independent Trust
11. Independence Blue Cross Celebrates 70 Years Of Service In Southeastern Pennsylvania
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/22/2017)... ... July 22, 2017 , ... ... the majority of patients not requiring pain medication after three months post-operatively. However, ... Annual Meeting today in Toronto, Ontario, Canada found that those patients who ...
(Date:7/21/2017)... ... July 21, 2017 , ... The Ellis Agency, an eastern ... Epilepsy Foundation in a community wide charity event with the goal of bringing in ... young local woman who lives with epilepsy, recently launched a charity campaign of her ...
(Date:7/21/2017)... ... July 21, 2017 , ... Thomas ... of Witness , was awarded a $300,000 grant from The Pew Center for ... comfort with ambiguity and the recognition of one’s own limits among health professions ...
(Date:7/21/2017)... ... July 21, 2017 , ... ... $5,000 grant from the C. R. Bard Foundation, Inc. to support ... Hills , a service available through the nonprofit home care agency. Using evidence-based ...
(Date:7/21/2017)... ... July 21, 2017 , ... In the ... from the Multicenter Orthopaedics Outcome Network (MOON) demonstrated that patients could perform sports-related ... though activity levels decline over time. The study, presented today at the ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:7/12/2017)... July 12, 2017 CarpalAID is a revolutionary new product ... surgery. Carpal tunnel syndrome affects more than 8 million ... the rate of men. The common methods of treating CTS are ... uncomfortable hand braces or gloves. ... CarpalAID is a clear patch worn on ...
(Date:7/11/2017)... Corp., also known as ,The Epigenetics Company, announced today the release of ... using the myDNAge ™ test. Based on Horvath,s Clock, so named ... biostatistics at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA ... ™ technology is used to analyze DNA methylation patterns of over ... Epigenetic ...
(Date:7/11/2017)... -- The global market for liquid biopsy diagnostic and monitoring ... 2016.  Although in early stages, the global market has ... a result of the gradual shift towards personalized medicine ... a significant number of new liquid biopsy tests that ... to guide treatment decisions. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: