According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, suicide was the 10th leading cause of death in the U.S. in 2014. Between 2004 and 2014, the suicide death rate increased 21%, from 11.1 to 13.4 deaths per 100,000 resident population. Among adults aged 45–64, suicide death rates increased 27% between 2004 and 2014. Paramedics and law enforcement are typical first responders to suicide attempt or completed suicide cases, and hospital emergency departments receive patients for further care.
Materials that are submitted to a peer-review disciplinary
hearing or to Human Resources for disciplinary actions cannot
have Patient Safety Work Product status in the organization, due
to the restrictions on the use of Patient Safety Work Product in
hearings and legal proceedings. However, these documents may be
submitted to CHPSO and the copy in the possession of CHPSO is
Quality and Patient safety positions at your organization may be
listed on the
CHPSO Job Board. If you are a member of CHPSO, the California
Hospital Association or key partner of the Hospital Quality
Institute and would like to list your opportunities on this page,
please contact email@example.com.
Showcase your accomplishments in reliability, quality, patient
safety, and person-centered care! Submit a poster for
presentation at the Hospital Quality
Institute’s Annual Conference, November 1 – 3 in Monterey.
Posters should demonstrate innovative, sustainable approaches to
improving safety, outcomes, and experience of care.
The California Health Care Foundation’s (CHCF) Health Care
Leadership Program prepares clinically trained professionals to
lead California’s health care organizations and creates a network
of strong and effective leaders who are focused on
improving health care for all Californians. This rigorous,
part-time, two-year fellowship addresses essential leadership and
management skills, as well as health care trends and policy