The Patient Safety Authority is holding its first master class in writing quality improvement studies. This free, online workshop is intended for Pennsylvania healthcare workers who have completed a quality improvement project which made a difference in patient care at their facility or organization—but have not yet written it for publication.Read more about Writing Workshop: Turn Your QI Project Into a Published Manuscript
The Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) and The Joint Commission created National Time Out Day to remind surgical teams to pause before operations to confirm the correct patient, procedure, and site, as well as perform other important safety checks to prevent wrong-patient, wrong-procedure, and wrong-site surgery.
Here are some resources, articles, and safety stories to help you and your team recommit to safe surgery and raise awareness about this powerful safety practice.Read more about June 8 is National Time Out Day
2022-03-18On Thursday, March 31, from 12–12:30 p.m. ET, Regina Hoffman, MBA, RN, editor-in-chief of Patient Safety, will answer all your burning questions about submitting to journals and working with editors to ready your manuscript for publication. Read more about Meet the Editor!
2022-02-15To bring awareness to the urgent problem of clinician burnout and help advance solutions and strategies, Patient Safety, a multiple award–winning journal dedicated to preventing harm and improving safety, will publish a special themed issue on burnout, fatigue, and depression in healthcare in January 2023. To be considered for this issue, manuscript submissions must be received by May 31, 2022. Read more about Are you feeling the burnout?
Look back at some highlights from 2021, including the most popular articles in 2021.Read more about Top 5 Articles of 2021
A time-out is when the surgical or procedural team pauses before the operation to confirm the correct patient, procedure, and site. The Joint Commission introduced the time-out in 2003 as part of its Universal Protocol, and it has become a powerful tool in preventing wrong-patient, wrong-procedure, and wrong-site surgery.
Here are some resources to help you and your team recommit to safe surgery and raise awareness about this important safety practice.Read more about June 9 is National Time Out Day
We’re inviting PharmD students and faculty to submit their manuscripts by July 19. A panel of guest editors—pharmacy experts from across the United States—will select their favorites.
Since we launched Patient Safety just 18 months ago, our journal has attracted 45,000 readers from 163 countries and garnered three awards for excellence. See what everyone has been reading—here are our top 10 most-popular articles!Read more about Our Top 10 Most-Read Articles
Have you always wanted to add "peer reviewer" to your credentials? Now's your chance! We're looking for peer reviewers for Patient Safety.Read more about Looking for Peer Reviewers
The inaugural issue of Patient Safety is here—and with no subscription fees, you can read it online now at no charge.
In the pages of this new journal, you will find high-quality, evidence-based research articles, advanced analytics, interviews with leaders in their fields, engaging editorials, and patient commentaries. There really is no other journal quite like this one.Read more about Issue 1 is Available Now!
Patient Safety is now accepting manuscript submissions. To be considered for our September 2019 issue, manuscripts must be received by Sunday, June 1, 2019, at 11:59 p.m.Read more about Now Accepting Manuscript Submissions