Ohio Patient Safety Institute  


Professional Resources

OPSI is committed to providing practitioners with resources and services in order to continue working towards best outcomes for patients.

In September 2015, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering & Medicine released the third report of their landmark Institute of Medicine reports: "Improving Diagnosis in Health Care". This report and the previous reports can be found here.

Overcoming Diagnostic Errors in Medical Practice - Journal of Pediatrics

For those interested in the topic of pediatrics, there is a new journal called Pediatric Quality and Safety. This is an international, peer-reviewed, open access, online periodical dedicated to providing healthcare professionals a forum to disseminate the results of quality improvement and patient safety initiatives that impact the lives of children from newborn to young adult.

More information can be found here.

Medication Safety

Medication safety brochures, brownbag tool kits, medication related resources and medical abbreviations

Surgical and Procedural Safety

Prevention of surgical fires, posters and brochures, protocols and surgery related resources

Infection Prevention

Infections, vaccinations and hand washing

General Safety

Patient identification, pediatric resources, falls prevention and skin integrity

Safety Culture

Information regarding culture of safety, just culture and patient family engagement

Leadership Resources

Health literacy and health disparity topics

Best Practices in Ohio

Abstracts and resources regarding the great work that is happening in Ohio



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