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OECD - System Governance Towards Improved Patient Safety: Key Functions, Approaches and Pathways to Implementation

PIPSQC is pleased to share the new OECD report, "System Governance Towards Improved Patient Safety: Key Functions, Approaches and Pathways to Implementation."

In addition, PIPSQC is pleased to highlight the upcoming webinar on diagnostic safety in pediatrics, "Cognitive Bias Think Tank: A Multidisciplinary Program That Encourages Clinicians at All Levels” - as well as the related article “Addressing Biases Through a Think Tank - Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)."

Also of note are the following resources on pediatric patient safety:

PEDIATRIC PATIENT SAFETY
AAP - Study: Investment in Non-health Care Services Linked to Lower Infant Mortality Rates
Association Between Parent Comfort With English and Adverse Events Among Hospitalized Children
Complications associated with the anesthesia transport of pediatric patients: an analysis of the Wake Up Safe database
Impact of pharmacist interventions on medication errors in hospitalized pediatric patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis
RCPCH Conference Online 2020 - Recorded Sessions on Demand (See 'Quality Improvement: Innovating from the Frontline')
Variability in collection and use of race/ethnicity and language data in 93 pediatric hospitals

Last but not least are the recent articles below on COVID-19 and children:

COVID-19 and PATIENT SAFETY
Containment of a Large SARS-CoV-2 Outbreak Among Healthcare Workers in a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
COVID-19: the dark side and the sunny side for patient safety
Scientific consensus on the COVID-19 pandemic: we need to act now
Shifting the paradigm: using disease outbreaks to build resilient health systems
Systems thinking for health emergencies: use of process mapping during outbreak response

COVID-19 and HEALTH WORKER EMOTIONAL WELL-BEING
Psychological impact of caring for critically ill patients during the Covid-19 pandemic and recommendations for staff support
Supporting Clinicians during Covid-19 and Beyond - Learning from Past Failures and Envisioning New Strategies

COVID-19 and CHILDREN
3 Lasting Effects of COVID-19 on Children
COVID-19 is not a driver of clinically significant viral wheeze and asthma
Shifting Duties of Children’s Hospitals During the COVID-19 Pandemic

SECONDARY EFFECTS of COVID-19 on CHILDREN
COVID-19, children and non-communicable diseases: translating evidence into action