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Texas Hospital Association Patient Safety Organization

Texas Hospital Association Patient Safety Organization

Patient Safety Organization: An organization created under federal law by the Patient Safety &

Patient Safety Organization: An organization created under federal law by the Patient Safety & Quality Improvement Act of 2005 to facilitate the collection and sharing of data on adverse events with the aim of improving patient safety 2

Patient Safety Organizations • To reduce preventable adverse events, near misses, and unsafe conditions

Patient Safety Organizations • To reduce preventable adverse events, near misses, and unsafe conditions in all health care settings • To provide an environment for health care providers to voluntarily report, discuss, and learn from patient safety events and quality on a privileged and confidential basis 3

Patient Safety Organization Goals § Collects data and analyze patient safety & quality information

Patient Safety Organization Goals § Collects data and analyze patient safety & quality information § Engages in efforts to improve healthcare safety and quality § Addresses transitions of care § Provides federal privilege and confidentiality protections for patient safety information 4

Final Rule by CMS for 2017 § Health plans must verify if hospitals with

Final Rule by CMS for 2017 § Health plans must verify if hospitals with greater than 50 beds participate in: – a PSO or – HEN or similar organizations such as QIN/QIO § A way for hospitals to collaborate legally to discuss significant events 5

Goal & Mission § Goal: – To support hospitals to deliver care free from

Goal & Mission § Goal: – To support hospitals to deliver care free from harm § Mission: – Assist providers in the prevention of harm and optimize the patient care process through • the collection and analysis of information about the care processes and • identify and promote applications that prevent harm 6

Status of THA PSO § Implemented in 2012 § Certified by AHRQ, CMS’ designee

Status of THA PSO § Implemented in 2012 § Certified by AHRQ, CMS’ designee § Success in Safe Table Collaboratives § Opportunity in data collection from member hospitals New partner – Next. Plane Solutions § Services driven by peer advisory council § Component PSO of THA 7

THA PSO Products and Services § Real time patient safety reporting and analysis §

THA PSO Products and Services § Real time patient safety reporting and analysis § Protect patient safety work product from discovery § Safe table collaborative network (quarterly) § E-alerts (as needed) § Exchange of best practices at state and national level 8

Future Products and Services § RCA Reviews § Patient Safety Toolkits § Research Requests

Future Products and Services § RCA Reviews § Patient Safety Toolkits § Research Requests § Additional educational opportunities 9

Why be a PSO Member? § Encourages a culture of safety § Protected legal

Why be a PSO Member? § Encourages a culture of safety § Protected legal environment to report event data § Develop and disseminate recommendations, protocols and best practices § Understanding of patient safety events amongst peer hospitals 10

Data Collection § Lacked successful submission process § Needed vendor who could support hospitals

Data Collection § Lacked successful submission process § Needed vendor who could support hospitals § Reviewed vendors who could assist us § Chose Next. Plane Solutions 11

Simple Entry of PSWP § Manual Submissions – Streamlined forms to focus on high

Simple Entry of PSWP § Manual Submissions – Streamlined forms to focus on high value of fields – Full AHRQ entry welcome but optional – Documents attached directly to events § Electronic Submissions – No vendor add-on modules – Exports to spreadsheets – Dynamic mapping focused on high value fields – All text captured and searchable – First submission in 2 hour training program – 30 minutes on subsequent submissions 12

Mapping Templates 13

Mapping Templates 13

Data entry 14

Data entry 14

Change in Fee Structure § Membership Subscriber Fees – Healthcare/Hospital System § $10, 000

Change in Fee Structure § Membership Subscriber Fees – Healthcare/Hospital System § $10, 000 annual fee § + $1, 250 for every site reporting data – Independent Hospitals § < 199 licensed beds - $3, 000 annual fee § > 200 licensed beds - $5, 000 annual fee 15

Next Steps? For next steps to become a PSO member, Contact: Cyndy Dunlap cdunlap@tha.

Next Steps? For next steps to become a PSO member, Contact: Cyndy Dunlap [email protected] org 512/465 -1054 16

Questions? 17

Questions? 17