PSPA 8 - Use of Patient Safety Tools
Activity Weighting: Medium
Subcategory Name: Patient Safety and Practice Assessment
Description: Use of tools that assist specialty practices in tracking specific measures that are meaningful to their practice, such as use of a surgical risk calculator, evidence based protocols such as Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) protocols, the CDC Guide for Infection Prevention for Outpatient Settings, (https://www.cdc.gov/hai/settings/outpatient/outpatient-care-guidelines.html), predictive algorithms, or other such tools.
Documentation of the use of patient safety tools, e.g. surgical risk calculator, that assist specialty practices in tracking specific patient safety measures meaningful to their practice.