The Florida Academic Healthcare Patient Safety Organization (FAH-PSO) was created to benefit and serve its member organizations and their practitioners. The FAH-PSO provides a federally protected vehicle for sharing collective data, convening discussions on patient safety events, and facilitating patient safety activities. The FAH-PSO assists providers with interpretive expert-aided knowledge and guidance towards the development of best practice recommendations, clinical interventions and organizational initiatives designed to improve the safety of patient care.
Members of the Behavioral Health Integration (BHI) Task Force of the FAH PSO presented their recommendations at the 2019 AHRQ 11th Annual Meeting of PSOs.
The Behavioral Health Integration Task Force of the FAH PSO generated Consensus Recommendations to improve identification and management of behavioral healthcare, with a focus on the integration of multiple services and providers within the university setting and surrounding area providers.
Institute for Healthcare Improvement 2018 National Forum Storyboard Presented at the IHI conference
The PSO can be utilized in a variety of ways to benefit both providers and their patients. See how the FAH PSO was fundamental in identifying medication prescriptions that may prolong QT intervals and the pharmacy intervention, provider education, and improvements that resulted.
The Student Concussion Task Force of the FAH PSO developed Consensus Recommendations to improve identification, patient care, and treatment of concussions within the university setting.