Clarity Group’s Groundbreaking Healthcare Patient Safety Benchmarking Program Reaches Milestone 100th Participant
November 15, 2016 -- Through the BFEPS™ Program, participants capture incident report data in a common report template allowing them to benchmark their data and share patient safety best practices with similar organizations in a way that was not possible even a decade ago. Members of the program meet quarterly, giving them an opportunity to discuss safety topics with their peers and review Quarterly Comparative Reports, which detail data analyses and insights.
Clarity PSO Addresses the Important Role Patient Safety Organizations Play in the Affordable Care Act Final Rule Filed by CMS
March 3, 2016 -- Clarity PSO names critical reasons why a PSO is the preferred method for hospitals with more than 50 beds to meet the Healthcare Insurance Marketplace participation requirements as set forth in the Affordable Care Act Final Rule.
Clarity PSO Re-lists as a Patient Safety Organization and Continues to Advance Patient Safety
August 28, 2014 -- Clarity PSO, an operating division of Clarity Group, Inc., has been re-certified as a federal Patient Safety Organization (PSO) for another three-year period under the authority of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). Clarity PSO will continue to provide valuable and industry-leading patient safety expertise and services following the true intentions of the Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act (PSQIA) of 2005.
Clarity Group, Inc. Plays Key Role in Nationwide Launch of RO-ILS: Radiation Oncology Incident Learning
August 19, 2014 -- Clarity Group and Clarity PSO, an operating division of Clarity Group, are proud to announce that the company has been selected by the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) and the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) for a key role in the development and launch of RO-ILS: Radiation Oncology Incident Learning System™, a new, national patient safety initiative to facilitate safer and higher quality radiation oncology care.
Clarity PSO Celebrates Five Years as a Patient Safety Organization with a Report to Healthcare Providers
November 18, 2013 -- On November 18, 2013, Clarity PSO will embark on its sixth year as one of the leading Patient Safety Organizations in the country. Over the past five years, Clarity PSO has been a trailblazer in providing the types of patient safety activities envisioned by AHRQ when the PSQIA was first signed back in 2005. Clarity PSO offers its clients industry leading patient safety expertise and state-of-the-art data collection and analysis, and through its five (5) year history has helped healthcare providers better understand the important implications of the PSQIA.
Clarity PSO Launches New Website
May 31, 2013 -- Clarity PSO announced today that it has launched a new website at ClarityPSO.com. One of the nation's leading providers of patient safety organization advisory services and solutions, Clarity PSO is an early pioneer of the Patient Safety Organization (PSO) program, and one of the leading experts on patient safety.
'PSOs Made Easy' Webinar Draws National Audience
October 24, 2011 -- On October 6, 2011, Clarity Group, Inc., along with its component Patient Safety Organization, Clarity PSO, hosted a webinar entitled 'PSOs Made Easy!' The goal of the webinar was to help healthcare providers clarify their thought process about what a Patient Safety Organization is and what the benefits are of participating in a PSO. The webinar was well attended with more than 80 participants from 23 states joining the call.
The Healthcare Advisory Council of Clarity PSO Meets to Discuss Current Patient Safety Issues
October 27, 2010 -- Clarity PSO, A Division of Clarity Group, Inc., a national and leading Patient Safety Organization, held a meeting of its Healthcare Advisory Council to discuss current issues related to Patient Safety. The Healthcare Advisory Council is comprised of healthcare specialists from around the country. Their role is to provide expert opinions on issues that emerge from the healthcare clients of Clarity PSO and to provide insight into areas of focus that the PSO needs to emphasize on behalf of its clients.
Clarity PSO, a Division of Clarity Group, Inc., Announces Webinar on Infection Control Risk Assessment -- December 10, 2009
October 29, 2009 -- Clarity PSO announced today that it is sponsoring a Webinar entitled: "Proactive Infection Control Risk Assessment: How to Meet Standards and Gain Federal Privilege Under the Patient Safety Act." The webinar focuses on infection control to combat MRSA and other healthcare associated infections.
Clarity Group, Inc. Announces New Healthcare PSO Contracts for its Clarity PSO Operating Division
May 19, 2009 -- Clarity Group, Inc. announced today that its operating division, Clarity PSO, a leading Patient Safety Organization federally certified with the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, has entered into several new contracts with healthcare providers in North Carolina, New York, Florida, Louisiana and Illinois for PSO services.
Clarity PSO, A Division of Clarity Group, Inc., Presents at National Program Focusing on the Patient Safety Act and Patient Safety Organizations
February 23, 2009 -- Clarity Group, Inc. announced today that Ellen Flynn, RN, MBA, JD, Executive Director of its operating division, Clarity PSO, was a key presenter in an education program on February 19, 2009, cosponsored by KattenMuchinRosenman LLP, Chicago, IL and the Illinois Association of Medical Staff Services. The Program, Patient Safety Organizations: A Practical Guide to Understanding and Implementing a PSO Program and Managing Confidentiality and Privilege Protections, was broadcast as a web-based seminar to more than 2000 people across the country and on-site at the KMR offices.
Clarity Group, Inc. Announces Listing of Clarity PSO by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality of the Department of HHS
November 20, 2008 -- Clarity Group announced today that its newest operating division, Clarity PSO, has been listed as a Patient Safety Organization by the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) effective November 19, 2008. Patient Safety Organizations were created by the Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act of 2005 (Patient Safety Act), and organizations must complete an application and filing process to be listed.