As collaborative partners, CHPSO and the Patient Safety Authority
(PSA) share resources and tools to help our members improve
quality and advance their patient safety efforts. As part of
these collaborative efforts, CHPSO is pleased to announce that
the PSA has launched a new publication, Patient
Safety, a journal unlike any other you’ve seen.
Patient Safety intersects original research, trending
areas of focus, and firsthand patient perspectives, featuring
analyses from the Pennsylvania Patient Safety Reporting Database
(PA-PSRS)—one of the largest databases of its kind in the world,
featuring expert interviews and patient commentaries.
Highlights from the first issue include: an interview with
Pennsylvania secretary of health, Dr. Rachel Levine discussing
the opioid crisis; best practice implementation—see how you
compare; and a breakdown of peripheral versus central lines.
Patient Safety has no subscription fees or author
fees: It’s available now to read online, as well as free to
Once you have had the opportunity to review the current issue,
PSA would like to encourage you to submit your own research
articles, essays, studies, and other submissions. If your
manuscript will help advance patient safety, the PSA wants to see