Community Outpatient Opioid Use and Abuse
Premier Safety Institute®
Healthcare safety resources for patients, workers and the environment
Safety resources and tools to promote a safe healthcare delivery environment for patients, workers and their communities.
Established in 1999
The Institute coordinates safety-related activities among national organizations. Premier members, our business units, our contracted suppliers and the community. In addition, the Institute is a regular contributor of articles in the medical/hospital literature.
Our goal is to assemble news and technical resources that help busy healthcare professionals effectively tackle the challenge of preventing medical errors and fostering a safe and healthy healthcare environment for everyone – from patients and workers to the public.
Resources, Products and Companies
This site is provided for convenience and not meant to be exhaustive or necessarily represent an endorsement by the Premier healthcare alliance. All companies listed as “Premier contracted suppliers” have been through Premier’s contracting/sourcing process.
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Give yourself and your team members more time for what’s important. Premier’s tools can help you promote safety performance across the care continuum, so you can concentrate on other responsibilities.
In response to the recent outbreak, information and resources for healthcare providers
Vaccines save lives. Recognizing and overcoming vaccine hesitancy are essential. It comes down to culture, communications and understanding motivation is unique to an individual, one size does not fit all.
Healthcare facilities and their staff play a key role in emergency preparedness and response efforts for all types of events, including natural or man-made disasters, pandemic outbreaks or terrorist attacks.
Antimicrobial Stewardship: Combating Antibiotic Resistance
The consequences of inappropriate antimicrobial use include risk of toxicity, and increased length of stay, as well as increased costs to patients, hospitals and payers.
Opioids and Patient Safety
Awareness of naloxone, used to reverse opioid overdose, is a key to the public health response to the current epidemic.
Misconnection of tubing to medical devices is an underreported medical error, which has the potential to result in serious injury or death.