Lead the Way in Safety with a Safer Sign Out
What is Safer Sign Out?
Safer Sign Out is a patient-centered, team-based innovationRead more
Safer Sign Out in the News
Innovations: Safer Sign Out– Transcending the Silos for Higher Reliability in Handoff Communication
Safer Sign Out
Emergency physicians develop protocol for safer patient handoffs
American Medical News – April 17, 2013
Emergency doctors promote patient handoff checklist
EMPSF Launches Nationwide Campaign for a ‘Safer Sign Out’ for Physicians
Safer Sign Out.
Emergency Medicine Patient Safety Foundation.
Key Components of Safer Sign Out
Each of the key components of Safer Sign Out is designed to decrease vulnerability and provide high reliability to the physician sign out process.Read more
Emergency Medicine Patient Safety Foundation
Safer Sign Out is a Continuous Innovation Project that will be further strengthened through research and best practice application by EMPSF, Emergency Medicine Associates, P.A.,P.C., American College of Emergency Physician’s Section on Quality Improvement and Patient Safety, Maryland Patient Safety Center and other partners.
The Emergency Medicine patient Safety Foundation (EMPSF) is a national, 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization that was formed in 2003 to identify and respond to challenges of providing safe, quality health care in the practice of Emergency Medicine.