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W21C Patient Safety Podcast

This podcast is about patient safety and quality improvement in healthcare, and is produced with the support of W21C - a research and innovation centre in the Cumming School of Medicine at the University of Calgary, Canada. Please visit and to reach us. Email

Jun 21, 2013

In this episode Dr Christopher Pysyk discusses the importance of determining perioperative mortality rates in common surgical procedures.
After hearing this podcast listeners will be able to:
  • List the four key principles supporting establishment of perioperative mortality rates
  • Describe the importance...

Jun 7, 2013

In this episode Dr Maria Santana discusses the use of patient-reported outcomes measures in clinical practice as a means of enhancing patient safety.
After listening to this podcast listeners will be able to:
  • Define PROMs
  • Explain how the use of PROMs can enhance patient safety
  • Consider areas in healthcare where PROMs...