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Ohio Patient Safety Institute

Welcome to
the Ohio Patient Safety Institute. OPSI is dedicated to improving patient safety in Ohio. The Institute was founded by the Ohio Hospital Association, the Ohio State Medical Association and the Ohio Osteopathic Association. Through this collaboration and common effort, OPSI has the ability to work with Ohio hospitals and health care workers to improve health care outcomes in Ohio. 


The Ohio Patient Safety Institute is the leader and catalyst in developing and transforming health care into a reliable, safe delivery system.
OPSI Board of Directors Patient Safety Organization-PSO
Patient Resources Professional Resources
OPSI Annual Best Practice Award Patient Safety Week


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Making Suicide Prevention a Priority

The rate of suicide is increasing in the U.S. and has become the 10th leading cause of death, claiming more lives than traffic accidents and more than twice as many has homicides.  Education of healthcare provders is important. Click here to learn more. 

OPSI Education Series

Four Webinar Conferences are being offered throughout 2018. Each session will be one hour in length beginning at 11:30 a.m. (ET)  Topics include:

  • Transitioning with Excellence: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Transitions and Discharge (Feb. 8)
  • Technology Improved Safety Rounding in Behavioral Health (April 19)
  • A Multidisciplinary Approach to High Reliability in the Prevention of Suicide in the Hospital (June 14)
  • Improving Anit-Psychotic Medication Safety in Children and Adolescents (Aug. 2)

Learn more here or access the on line registration directly here.

OPSI Awareness Calendar 2017-2018

OPSI Awareness Calendar is a valuable resource highlighting health care awareness days, weeks and months. To view, click here.

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