As a leader on the frontlines of patient safety, there are a number of ways that you can engage and take an active role in the United for Patient Safety campaign and Patient Safety Awareness week. From taking a pledge for patient safety and sharing your expertise in our discussion forum to supporting through sponsorship, there are a number of ways you can show your stakeholders your commitment to this important issue.
- 1 First, sign up to get involved and join our email list.
- 2 Sign-In and Take the Pledge for Patient Safety.
- 3 Join the campaign Discussion Forum about patient safety issues.
- 4 Use or purchase the Campaign Materials at your facility to reach your patients and consumers.
- 5 Share how you or your organization is launching the campaign with a story and photos.
- 6 Become a Campaign Partner to show your support.
- 8 Use suggestions for social media messages you can send to help spread the word.
- 9 Tweet with the campaign hashtag
Download the IHI/NPSF and ACHE resource, Leading a Culture of Safety: A Blueprint for Success, which offers strategies and tactics for leaders at every level to create and sustain a safety culture.
Read the IHI White Paper: A Framework for Safe, Reliable, Effective Care.
Learn how to help family caregivers provide safer care: Read this blog post, which discusses several innovative programs that help relieve burdens on families caring for sick loved ones at home.
Take our online Safety Culture Assessment and see where your organization stands in the effort to create a culture of safety.
Read and share Trust, Respect, and Inclusion: The Heart of Safety Culture.
Read and share Leadership and Vision for a Culture of Safety, from NEJM Catalyst.
Access Ask Me 3 which is a health literacy program designed to promote communication between health care providers and patients. Click here to learn more.
Find out how "age-friendly" your health system is. Take our self-assessment survey for organizations that want to understand their strengths and areas fro improvement as they work to provide better, safer care for the growing population of older adults.