QUALITY IS A JOURNEY NOT A DESTINATION          PATIENT SAFETY WILL IMPROVE BY CONTROLLING EVERY MOVE         QUALITY IS NOT AN ACT, IT IS A HABIT - ARISTOTLE

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ASQ MEA 4th Regional Quality Conference " Quality Fundamentals in the Digital Age "

ASQ MEA as our conference strategic partner, is providing the below to members of The Lebanese Society for Quality and Safety in Healthcare very special Rate 45% discount, that will be $280 instead to $510 Here the promotion Code click here
The ASQ reliability, Innovation, inspection divisions is also running a one day training before the conference attached the flyers. ASQ MEA will provide also a special Rate 10% discount for the trainings, and free conference access for trainees Please note that the 31st of October will be the last day of the ASQ promotion price ASQ MEA conference website click here
With the participation of International Experts coming from the USA as John R McElligott CEO, York Exponential USA Elmer K. Corbin ASQ Chairman, ASQ Director and Global Delivery Excellence Leader, IBM Watson Health USA . Here the link of the speakers click here
click here to check the flyer

 

- LSQSH was present at the pharmacist annual Congress at Hilton Habtoor today. Speaking about medication & patient safety.
For more info click here

- Just 1 month left to submit your poster abstract | Amsterdam 2018 click here

- LSQSH is a " World Partner" of the American Society for Quality ( ASQ).

TIPS TO CELEBRATE PATIENT SAFETY AT YOUR ORGANIZATION

1. Post reminders throughout your facility about the importance of safe care. - Update your computer screen savers with the Patient initiative.
- Recognize your patient safety champions by giving them Patient Safety Champion stickers.
- Create your special item for patient safety at your organization to be collaboratively used: T-Shirts, Hats, bracelets, pins…etc...

2. Host an event or several events to recognize patient safety efforts at your organization. - Poster presentations of your organization’s successful safety efforts.
- Recognize staff and committees that work every day to provide safe care.
- Host events in the cafeteria with snacks or dessert or something special to celebrate safety at your organization.
- Hold safety-focused training during Patient Safety Awareness Week.
- Contact a local TV or Radio to host a spokesperson to share patient safety activities and highlights.
- Conduct “Safety Culture Survey”. 

3. Encourage Patients and Families
to Be Safe by:

- Posting promotional materials in your facility, such as the posters downloadable for www.lsqsh.org
- Offering a suggestion box for patients and families.

4. Improve patient safety in these areas:
- Adverse Drug Events
- Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections (CAUTI)
- Central Line Associated Blood Stream Infections (CLABSI)
- Injuries from Fall and Immobility
- Obstetrical Adverse Events
- Pressure Ulcers
- Preventable Readmissions
- Surgical Site Infections
- Venous Thromboembolism
- Ventilator Associated Event/Ventilator Associated Pneumonia

STAY SAFE VIDEO

 
"STAY SAFE" Campaign: a collaborative work between LSQSH and WHO

To download the video click here

Seven Recommendations for patient safety

1- Clean hands for safe care 
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2- Improve safety of high alert medications 
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3- Effective communication enhances safe care 
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4- Patient engagement in their safety 
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5- Reduce risk of harm resulting from patient fall 
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6- Identify your patient every time 
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7- Use WHO surgical safety checklist 
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