The Utah Patient Safety
Week Consortium - a group of interested
individuals from various hospitals,
the Utah Department of Health and the
Utah Hospitals and Health Systems Association
- was formed to promote Utah Patient
Safety Week and develop materials hospitals
and healthcare facilities could use
in patient safety education.
Below are four patient
safety documents in Adobe PDF:
- 2009 Utah Sentinel Events
Data Report - Identifying Opportunities for Improvement
- Five Steps to Safer Health Care (link
* The actual poster is 24"x36"
- this full color electronic version
is sized to fit on letter paper.
Using Your Medication
Safely - A Guide to Prescription Health
* This brochure is designed
to be printed on both sides of a legal
sheet of paper (but will also print
on standard letter sized paper).
It is targeted at the patient and features
a perforated card they can remove to
track their medication use.
The poster is available
as a full color glossy 24" x 36"
document, while the brochure is printed
on heavy cardstock.
If you are interested
in receiving these available patient
safety items please contact us at ITHRAEN@utah.gov
or (801) 273-6643