The National Project for Measuring and Improving the Culture of Patient Safety in Hospitals: Current Situation and Ways Forward Workshop
The Saudi Patient Safety Center held a workshop entitled: The National Project for Measuring and Improving the Culture of Patient Safety in Hospitals: Current Situation and Ways Forward, on Wednesday, September 8, 2021.
The achievement was presented during the third cycle of 2021 to reach the desired goals in the field of patient safety culture and included the steps of the project's progress and results in the presence of senior leadership experts in the quality and patient safety field representing different large facilities in the healthcare sector.
Dr. Yasser Alaska, the Saudi Center for Patient Safety's General Director, launched the workshop with his remarks. The workshop agenda included an overview of the project background (past, present, future), the objectives of the project and its importance at the national level, and the most prominent developments and updates that occurred on the project during that time period. As well the speakers discussed the strategies followed by the Saudi Center to improve and enhance hospitals' engagement in the project. the technical value of the project was presented, illustrating the most important technical advantages, data management, users’ authority, and many other advantages.
It was also presented to the attendees, how the data was processed, validated, and analyzed based on the highest standards followed in this regard, in addition to displaying the feedback and suggestions received from different levels of engaged users during cycle 3- 2021 to enhance some technical and business aspects of the project.
The workshop concluded with a review of the areas of strength and improvement at a national level, that’s engaged hospitals reflects. And the efforts and plans of SPSC to overcome and improve. And the announcement of launching cycle 4-2022 using V.2 of AHRQ Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture™, that’s approved by Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's (AHRQ).
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