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Fall Regional Networking Meetings!

Registration is now open for the TCPS regional networking meetings. Team members involved in quality and patient safety, including front-line staff, unit-based team leaders, senior leaders, physician champions, nursing leaders, quality professionals, infection preventionists, and pharmacists are encouraged to attend. Breakout sessions are planned on falls and pressure ulcers, sepsis, and antibiotic stewardship. Other sessions include a TCPS update, key implications or the prescription drug epidemic in TN, a QI exercise on communication, and best practice showcase from TN hospitals on leading change, infection control, and the TSQC ICOUGH project. There is no charge to attend, but registration is required. For more information, contact Patrice Mayo at pmayo@tha.com. 

  • Memphis--Thursday, August 4
  • Nashville--Tuesday, August 9
  • Knoxville--Thursday, August 11


Call for Proposals for the THA Leadership Summit

THA's Tennessee Center for Patient Safety, Tennessee Organization of Nurse Executives, Tennessee Nurses Association, and Tennessee Association for Healthcare Quality are pleased to announce plans for the 11th Annual Leadership Summit, which will be held on October 19, 2016 in conjunction with THA's annual meeting at the Omni Nashville Hotel in downtown Nashville. THA is seeking presentation proposals from hospitals across Tennessee that demonstrate and share best practices on fostering an organizational culture for excellence, demonstrating quality and patient safety improvement successes, engaging patients and families, navigating transitions of care, and promoting collaboration and teamwork. This is a great opportunity to network and share successful strategies among hospitals, as well as recognize and reward staff members' hard work on improving care for patients. 

Please share the call for proposals throughout your organization and encourage your staff to apply for either a presentation or poster. All proposals should be submitted using the Microsoft Word submission form below.

Applications are due by July 29, 2016. For more information, contact Chris Clarke at cclarke@tha.com

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August 2010 - Blue Cross Gives Patient Safety Center $2.9 Million Grant

The BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Health Foundation has announced it will make a $2,991,660 grant to help fund the Tennessee Center for Patient Safety (TCPS) over the next three years, furthering hospital patient safety and quality improvement efforts across Tennessee.  Click here to read the full press release.