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Our weekly Friday 5 newsletter aims to keep our members up-to-date on the latest news and resources in patient safety. With articles, interviews, podcasts, videos, reports, press releases, event invites, and job listings, Friday 5 is an easy way to stay current on the local and national goings-on in the ever-changing healthcare industry. Subscribe to the Friday 5 Newsletter.

11/01/2019 – WPSC Friday 5: Care Delivery

10/11/2019 – WPSC Friday 5: Opioids and Patient Centered Care

10/04/2019 – WPSC Friday 5: Announcements!

09/20/2019 – WPSC Friday 5: Beating Burnout to Find Joy in Work

09/13/2019 WPSC Friday 5: Patient Safety: A Global Health Priority

09/06/2019 WPSC Friday 5: Shared Decision Making

08/16/2019 – WPSC Friday 5: Building Bridges Between Acute & Long-Term Care 

08/02/2019 – WPSC Friday 5: How Democratic Debates are Shaping Patient Safety’s (Potential) Future

07/12/2019 — WPSC Friday 5: Eye-Opening New Patient Safety Tools 

06/21/2019 — WPSC Friday 5: New Podcast! The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of the Diagnostic Process

06/14/2019 — WPSC Friday 5: Lowering Costs for Patients+ #PatientSafetyMonth 

05/02/2019 — LAST CALL! Register for NW Patient Safety Conference Today. 

04/23/2019 — Breakfast with Bryan Sexton: In 2 Weeks! RSVP Now! 

04/19/2019 — WPSC Friday 5: Communication & Patient Safety: The Beginning of a Beautiful Partnership

04/05/2019 — WPSC Friday 5: Cultural Competency & Patient Safety 

04/04/2019 — How to Maintain the Human Side of Medicine? Lift Up the “Soft Skills”: Culture, Compassion & Communication. 

03/22/2019 — WPSC Friday 5: How to Truly Engage Patients as Care Partners? Give Them Tools and a Voice. 

03/18/2019 — WPSC Friday 5: The Best of Patient Safety Awareness Week 

03/01/2019 — WPSC Friday 5: Spokane & Beyond! To Err is Human on Both Sides of State 3/14 

02/28/2019 — WPSC Thursday 5: Shining a Light on World Rare Disease Day 2019 

02/22/2019 — WPSC Friday 5: Sit Back, Relax & Gain CE Credits! 

02/08/2019 — WPSC Friday 5: …Secrets of the 2019 NWPS Conference Enclosed… 

01/18/2019 — WPSC Friday 5: Film Screening! Patient Safety on Video 

01/04/2019 — WPSC Friday 5: New Year, New Curriculum, New Podcast & New Blog Post!  

12/07/2018 — WPSC Friday 5: Essential Healthcare News for the Coming Few Weeks 

11/28/2019 — WPSC News & Events: Get the Inside Scoop on Schwartz Rounds from a Schwartz Center Scholar 

11/09/2018 — WPSC Friday Five: Burnout Prevention and Provider Safety 

10/26/2018 — WPSC News & Events: Early Bird Gets the Worm! 

10/19/2018 — WPSC Friday 5: Eldercare and Patient Safety

10/05/2018 — WPSC News & Events: Early-Decision Speaker Call for 2019 Conference & Upcoming Webinar

09/28/2018 — WPSC Friday 5: The Case for Care for the Colleague 

09/14/2018 — WPSC Friday 5: Back to School Patient Safety 

08/31/2018 — WPSC Friday 5: WPSC Friday Five: Air Quality and Patient Safety ️

08/17/2018 — WPSC Friday 5: Compassion and Patient Safety  

08/03/2018 — WPSC Friday Five: Beach Reads and Patient Safety 

07/27/2018 — WPSC Friday 5: Motherhood and Patient Safety 

07/20/2018 — WPSC Friday 5: WPSC Friday Five: Hitting the Bullseye of Diagnosis 

07/13/2018 — WPSC Friday 5: Diving Deep into the Deep Learning of Health AI 

06/29/2018 — WPSC Friday 5: Mergers & Acquisitions. What are the Implications? 

06/15/2018 — WPSC Friday 5: Podcasts, Podcasts, Podcasts! Our Suggestions, Your Ideas. 

5/25/2018 — WPSC Friday 5: “Right to Try,” Compassionate Use, and Patients — the Debate in a Nutshell 

05/18/2018 — WPSC Friday 5: Photos & Slides from the Conference Now Live! 

05/04/2018 — WPSC Friday 5: Summer Health Tips 

04/20/2018 — WPSC Friday 5: Seaplane Rides, Rosemary Lemonade, and Interactive Learning, Oh My! 

04/06/2018 — WPSC Friday 5: Poll Edition – What’s for Dessert at the Conference?! + Just What Does “Just Culture” Mean These Days? 

03/30/2018 — WPSC Friday 5: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to (or from) the Doctor 

03/23/2018 — WPSC Friday 5: Future Perspectives on the “Detective Work” of RCA  

03/16/2018 — WPSC Friday 5: The Benefits of Art Therapy & Performance for Patient of All Ages 

03/09/2018 — WPSC Friday 5: And Our Surprise Closing Speaker is…Enclosed!  

03/02/2018 — WPSC Friday 5: Agenda! Agenda! Read All About It!  

02/19/2018 — WPSC Friday 5: The Healing Power of Medical Clowns 

02/02/2018 – WPSC Friday 5: Big News + All About the “Funky Flu.” 

01/26/2018 – WPSC Friday 5: Let’s Propel Patient Safety into the Future, Shall We? 

01/12/2018 – WPSC Friday 5: Ushering Health Care into 2018 

12/08/2017 – WPSC Friday 5: Medical Futurism and Patient Safety in 2018 

12/01/2017 – WPSC Friday 5: 30th Anniversary of World AIDS Day 

11/10/2017 – WPSC Friday 5: A Focus on Veterans’ Health Care Quality 

11/03/2017 – WPSC Friday 5: From Foundations to Future in Patient Safety

10/13/2017 – WPSC Friday 5: Examining Health Disparities with Removal of ACA Subsidies 

10/6/2017 – WPSC Friday 5: Communication & Resolution Programs- What’s Next in Washington State? 

09/29/2017 – WPSC Friday 5: Up-to-the-Minute State of the State: Tackling Opioids the Washington Way

09/22/2017 – WPSC Friday 5: The Tide is Going Outpatient…  

09/01/2017 – WPSC Friday 5: Patient Safety in a Time of Disaster + How to Aid #Harvey 

08/25/2017  WPSC Friday 5: Quiz Edition: What do you really know about the social determinants of health? 

08/18/2017  WPSC Friday 5: Reexamining Pain Management in The Context of an Opioid Crisis 

08/11/2017  WPSC Friday 5: Transgender Patient Safety 

08/04/2017 – WPSC Friday 5: Meet The Rest Of The Foundation 

07/28/2017 – WPSC Friday 5: Far-Reaching Effects of a Burned Out Clinical Workforce 

07/14/2017 – WPSC Friday 5: The Many Faces of Inequity 

07/07/2017 – WPSC Friday 5: PFAC Summer Picks 

06/26/2017  WPSC Friday 5: Stocking Our Toolshed for the Summer 

06/09/2017 – WPSC Friday 5: The Secret Life of Bias 

06/02/2017 – WPSC Friday 5: Costs, Confusion, and Consumerism in the era of Choosing Wisely

05/26/2017 – WPSC Friday 5: Reflections From the NPSF Annual Congress 

05/ 05/2017 – WPSC Friday 5: Top 5 Reasons you do not Want to Miss the WPSC Conference!

04/28/ 2017 – WPSC Friday 5: The Ongoing Opioid Struggle

04/21/2017 – WPSC Friday 5: Diagnostic Error: The new Frontier in Patient Safety

04/14/2017 – WPSC Friday 5: Patient Safety at the Intersection of Tort Reform & Medical Malpractice

04/07/2017 – WPSC Friday 5: What Does Safety Culture Truly Entail?

03/31/2017 – WPSC Friday 5: Latest Progress in the Opioid Fight

03/17/2017 – WPSC Friday 5: The Northwest Patient Safety Conference 

03/10/2017 – WPSC Friday 5: The art of Communication After Medical Error

03/03/2017- WPSC Friday 5: Teenage Patient Safety

02/24/2017 – WPSC Friday 5: The Heart and Science of Patient Safety.

02/17/2017 –  WPSC Friday 5: Should Residents’ Hours Be Expanded? Two Sides of the Debate.

02/10/2017 – WPSC Friday 5: PFAC Picks: When do Quality metrics Miss the Mark? 

02/03/2017 – WPSC Friday 5: Adapting Commonplace Patient Safety Practices 

01/27/2017 – WPSC Friday 5: The Truth Behind Workplace Violence in Health Care.

01/20/2017 – WPSC Friday 5: What Should We Expect for the Post-ACA Healthcare Industry?

01/13/2017 – WPSC Friday 5: Teasers & Speakers for the NW Patient Safety Conference!

01/06/2017 – WPSC Friday 5: Meet Our PFAC! (Patient & Family Advisory Council)

12/30/2016 – WPSC Friday 5: The Biggest Stories of 2016

12/23/2016 – WPSC Friday 5: Views on “Obama’s Last Law” – the 21st Century Cures Act 

12/16/2016 – WPSC Friday 5: Focus on Health IT

12/12/2016 – WPSC Important Event News!

12/09/2016 – WPSC Friday 5: Call for 2017 Conference Speakers + Save the Date!

12/02/2016 – WPSC Friday 5: What Could ACA Repeal Mean for Safe, Quality Care?

11/11/2016 – WPSC Friday 5: PFAC Picks — Patients Matter.

11/04/2016 – WPSC Friday 5: Patient Safety and Risk Management

10/28/2016 – WPSC Friday 5: Care Outside the Acute Setting

10/19/2016 – Upcoming Patient Safety Events You’ll Want on Your Calendar!

10/14/2016 – WPSC Friday 5: PFAC Picks

10/07/2016 – WPSC Friday 5: WA Takes Action on the Opioid Crisis

09/30/2016 – WPSC Friday 5: PFAC Picks, Religious and LGBT Disparities in Health

09/23/2016 – WPSC Friday 5: Fighting Clinician Burnout

09/16/2016 – WPSC Friday 5: Eliminating Diagnostic Errors

09/09/2016 – WPSC Friday 5: Teen Care, Elder Care & Difficult Conversations