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Monday, November 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Be Antibiotics Aware »
Antibiotics Awareness Week, November 13-18 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is advising patients an...
Thursday, September 28, 2017
New Survey Looks at the Public's Experiences with Medical Error »
The vast majority of Americans are having positive experiences with the health care system, but 21 percent of adults repor...
Tuesday, September 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
AHRQ Medical Office Survey on Patient Safety Culture »
  In response to medical offices interested in a survey that focuses on patient safety culture in their offices,...
Monday, August 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Patient Safety in the Home: Assessment of Issues, Challenges, and Opportunities »
The health care system continues its shift away from its historically predominant focus on inpatient care, driven by econo...
Wednesday, July 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
IHI/NPSF Releases Business Case for Safety Toolkit »
  The Institute for Healthcare Improvement/National Patient Safety Foundation has released Optimizing a Busi...
Wednesday, June 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Statement from IHI: Moving Forward with Access, Equity, and the Triple Aim »
At the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), the Triple Aim is the lens through which we view the redesign and tra...
Tuesday, May 23, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
19th Annual Patient Safety Congress in the News »
  Dr. Don Berwick’s reading list: 6 book recommendations for safety leaders Becker’s Hospital Review  ...
Wednesday, April 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Coalition to Improve Diagnosis Survey »
    Given the complex nature of diagnosis, it is clear healthcare professionals, patient advocate organiza...
Wednesday, March 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
AHRQ Toolkit Designed to Reduce Urinary Tract Infections in Long-Term Care »
  A new evidence-based toolkit from AHRQ can help long-term facilities reduce catheter-associated urinary tract in...
Monday, March 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Institute for Healthcare Improvement and NPSF Agree to Merger »
Organizations uniting to advance common goals and accelerate progress in patient and workforce safety Boston, MA, Marc...
Sunday, March 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Patient Safety Awareness Week in the News »
Boston, MA, March 8, 2017—As health care professionals and organization around the globe gear up for Patient Safety Awaren...
Tuesday, February 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
NPSF Unveils Plans for Patient Safety Awareness Week, March 12-18, 2017 »
Noted Patient Safety Advocates to Speak During Complimentary Webcast Boston, MA, February 14, 2017— Patient Safety Awa...
Thursday, February 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Patient Safety News, Week of February 6, 2017 »
  Improving Medication Reconciliation PSQH | December 9, 2016 http://www.psqh.com/analysis/medication-r...
Wednesday, February 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Request for Pilot Participation in New AHRQ Hospital Survey »
  The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and its contractor, Westat are designing Version 2.0 of th...
Thursday, February 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
NPSF Joins Consumer Partnership for eHealth »
  The National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF), a central voice for patient safety since 1997, has joined the Co...
Tuesday, January 31, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Sherman Award for Excellence in Patient Engagement Open for Nominations »
  Nominations Now Open for 2017 Sherman Award for Excellence in Patient Engagement   EngagingPatien...
Thursday, December 8, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Patient Safety News, Week of December 5, 2016 »
  3 Ways to Incorporate Patient Preferences Into Healthcare HealthIT Analytics | December 1, 2016 http...
Thursday, December 8, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
NPSF Leads Patient Safety Awareness Week, March 12-18, 2017 »
Health Professionals and Public Encouraged to Take Part as United for Patient Safety Campaign Highlights Awareness and...
Wednesday, November 23, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Patient Safety News, Week of November 21, 2016 »
Nine Organizational Strategies to Promote Engagement and Reduce Burnout Mayo Clinic Proceedings | November 18, 2016...
Tuesday, November 1, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
FDA Faults 12 Hospitals for Failing to Disclose Injuries, Deaths Linked to Medical Devices »
  By Chad Terhune  | Kaiser Health News   October 28, 2016-- Federal...
Thursday, October 27, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Patient Safety News, Week of October 24, 2016 »
Patient Safety Industry News Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality publishes technical brief on ambulatory safet...
Thursday, October 20, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Medication Safety: Know Your Online Pharmacy »
FDA Campaign Educates Consumers on Fake Online Pharmacies   Buying medicines online can save money, but it can be dan...
Thursday, October 6, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
CMS Awards $347 Million to Advance Safer Health Care »
  The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has recently announced that it will award $347 million to...
Monday, September 19, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
National Poll Shows Broad Support to Limiting Work Hours of Physicians in Training »
A new national poll shows that the vast majority of the American public favors restricting the work shifts of medical re...
Thursday, August 25, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Sepsis Is Focus of New Vital Signs Report from CDC »
Events planned for Sepsis Awareness Month in September Sepsis is caused by the body’s overwhelming and life-threatening...
Wednesday, July 20, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
For Surgeons, Talking About Adverse Events Can Be Difficult: Study »
By Zhai Yun Tan | Kaiser Health News   July 20, 2016-- Dr. Thomas Gallagher has been through many tough conversa...
Tuesday, July 12, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
ACGME Announces Institutes Selected For Four-Year Initative »
ACGME Announces Institutions Selected for Pursuing Excellence in Clinical Learning Environment s Initiative The Accred...
Tuesday, July 12, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
American Board of Medical Specialties: Call for Posters »
Call for Posters:  American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) Conference 2016 Poster Session The ABMS Con...
Monday, May 23, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
AHRQ Toolkit Helps Health Care Providers Communicate With Patients and Families When Harm Occurs »
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) today released a new online toolkit to help hospital and health...
Wednesday, May 18, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
New AHRQ Chartbook Shows 17% Decline in Hospital-Acquired Conditions »
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) recently released the 2015 National Healthcare and Quality Dispariti...
Thursday, May 5, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDC Launches Clean Hands Count Campaign on World Hand Hygiene Day »
Clean Hands Count for…Everyone On May 5, World Hand Hygiene Day, CDC launched Clean Hands Count, a new campaign urging...
Friday, April 1, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
APIC issues free resource to prevent CLABSI »
The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology ( APIC ) recently released a comprehensive update...
Monday, March 7, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDC Vital Signs: Protecting Patients from Antibiotic Resistance »
1 in 4 catheter- and surgery-related HAIs caused by 6 resistant bacteria in long-term hospitals   March 7, 201...
Thursday, March 3, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Enhanced AHRQ Network -- Patient Safety News, Research, and Resources »
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has merged AHRQ Patient Safety Network (PSNet) and AHRQ WebM&M...
Tuesday, March 1, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Health IT Safety Collaborative Releases First Set of Safe Practices »
Partnership for Health IT Patient Safety issues recommendations on the safe use of copy and paste at HIMSS16 in Las Vegas...

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