High Quality Patient Safety Evaluation System (PSES)Accreditation

The PSES accreditation is a program that ensures that the programs conducted in the PSES are implemented effectively to improve patient care, are secure and robust to be in the best position possible to withstand litigation.  A High Performing Patient Safety Evaluation System is transformative in improving healthcare quality, patient safety and patient outcomes and is legally robust to ensure the privilege and confidentiality of the conversations and data.  Programs that can be the centerpiece of the PSES include centralized peer review, performance tools, (including dashboards and physician scorecards, including from different facilities), review for variance in procedure, sharing of RCA and RCA2 information for high-reliability and safety culture.

Why should a provider be accredited as a High Quality Patient Safety Evaluation System™

Accreditation provides recognition that the content and quality of the program has been evaluated and meets standards set by the profession.  Providers can be assured that their programs are implemented effectively, meet all regulatory and statutory requirements, are legally robust and comply with PSES best practices.

In short, the High Quality PSES Accreditation is designed to audit and improve 7 elements of the QI programs:

  • Management and Leadership (supporting safety culture)
  • Effectiveness the Patient Safety Program (implementation assessment and assistance)
  • Security and confidentiality audit
  • Policy and procedure review
  • Assistance with disclosures, alerts and advisories
  • Review of Patient Safety tools and aids

A High Quality PSES is Transformative in health care delivery and improves patient outcomes.  To learn more about the High Quality Patient Safety Evaluation System Accreditation program, contact AQIPS compliance team here.