Peak Performance: Promoting Patient Safety in Oregon <ul><li>NASHP 2007 Annual  </li></ul><ul><li>State Health Policy Conf...
Objectives <ul><li>To share Oregon’s perspective on the Pennsylvania Learning Exchange </li></ul><ul><li>To compare and co...
Points of Comparison – PA/OR <ul><li>Core focus? </li></ul><ul><li>Making the case for patient safety? </li></ul><ul><li>I...
Commission’s priorities <ul><li>Building a unique  reporting program  with in-depth data about medical errors in Oregon </...
Reporting Program <ul><li>Voluntary and Confidential </li></ul><ul><li>Includes: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hospitals </li></ul...
Quality Improvement Efforts <ul><li>Colored Wrist Band Project </li></ul><ul><li>Retained Objects  </li></ul><ul><li>RCA T...
Consensus Building <ul><li>Written Notification tool kit </li></ul><ul><li>Reporting of Healthcare Acquired Infections </l...
Patient Safety Commission – what about the model is worth paying attention to? <ul><li>Pushing the limits of a voluntary r...
Contact Information <ul><li>Jim Dameron </li></ul><ul><li>Administrator </li></ul><ul><li>503 224 9226 </li></ul><ul><li>[...
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Presented at the National Academy for State Health Policy's 20th Annual State Health Policy Conference in Denver, Colorado. Author: Jim Dameron

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Peak Performance: Promoting Patient Safety in Oregon

  1. 1. Peak Performance: Promoting Patient Safety in Oregon <ul><li>NASHP 2007 Annual </li></ul><ul><li>State Health Policy Conference </li></ul><ul><li>Jim Dameron </li></ul><ul><li>October 15, 2007 </li></ul>
  2. 2. Objectives <ul><li>To share Oregon’s perspective on the Pennsylvania Learning Exchange </li></ul><ul><li>To compare and contrast PA’s model with Oregon’s </li></ul><ul><li>To offer a candid assessment of what we like and don’t like about the Oregon approach </li></ul>
  3. 3. Points of Comparison – PA/OR <ul><li>Core focus? </li></ul><ul><li>Making the case for patient safety? </li></ul><ul><li>Integration within a Comprehensive Plan? (and role in creating that plan/big vision) </li></ul><ul><li>Use of data? </li></ul><ul><li>Voluntary versus mandatory reporting? </li></ul><ul><li>Quality improvement versus regulatory oversight? </li></ul><ul><li>Available resources (budgets: small versus big) </li></ul><ul><li>Written notification </li></ul>
  4. 4. Commission’s priorities <ul><li>Building a unique reporting program with in-depth data about medical errors in Oregon </li></ul><ul><li>Identifying and championing quality improvement efforts </li></ul><ul><li>Developing consensus on challenging patient safety issues </li></ul>
  5. 5. Reporting Program <ul><li>Voluntary and Confidential </li></ul><ul><li>Includes: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hospitals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Nursing Homes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ambulatory Surgery Centers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Retail Pharmacies </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Quality Improvement Efforts <ul><li>Colored Wrist Band Project </li></ul><ul><li>Retained Objects </li></ul><ul><li>RCA Training </li></ul><ul><li>Oregon IHI 5 Million Lives Network </li></ul><ul><li>Translating NSQIP data </li></ul>
  7. 7. Consensus Building <ul><li>Written Notification tool kit </li></ul><ul><li>Reporting of Healthcare Acquired Infections </li></ul><ul><li>Transitional care project (Hospitals + Nursing Homes + Home Health) </li></ul><ul><li>Audacious Patient Safety Goal </li></ul>
  8. 8. Patient Safety Commission – what about the model is worth paying attention to? <ul><li>Pushing the limits of a voluntary reporting model – hospitals, nursing homes, ambulatory surgery centers, retail pharmacies </li></ul><ul><li>Striving toward data-driven quality improvement </li></ul><ul><li>Creating consensus on thorny issues - reporting of healthcare acquired infections, transitional care models. </li></ul><ul><li>Developing another take on transparency – written notification </li></ul><ul><li>Championing an audacious patient safety goal </li></ul>
  9. 9. Contact Information <ul><li>Jim Dameron </li></ul><ul><li>Administrator </li></ul><ul><li>503 224 9226 </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>

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