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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...
Tuesday, March 1, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
ABMS-NPSF Summit on Certification & Diagnostic Accuracy »
Executive Summary Now Available  The 2015 report Improving Diagnosis in Healthcare from the Institute of Medic...
Tuesday, February 16, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
NPSF Joins 20 Other Partners in ACGME’s Pursuing Excellence in Clinical Learning Environments »
Initiative Aims to Transform Graduate Medical Education and Improve Patient Outcomes The National Patient Safety Fou...
Sunday, January 24, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Case Studies Published: AHRQ Patient Safety Indicators »
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Quality Indicators™ (QIs) are measures that organizations can apply...
Thursday, January 21, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
John Q. Sherman Award for Excellence in Patient Engagement Open for Nominations »
Dayton, OH and Boston, MA – (January 21, 2016) – , an online community dedicated to sharing best...
Friday, December 11, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Communication and Resolution Programs to Improve Patient Safety »
In a recent report, Shining a Light: Safer Health Care Through Transparency, the NPSF Lucian Leape Institute provided...
Thursday, November 19, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
NPSF an Endorser for 2016 HIMSS Conference & Exhibition »
NPSF Is an Endorser of the 2016 Health Information Management Systems Society Conference & Exhibition The 2016 HIMS...
Monday, November 16, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Recruiting Sites for MARQUIS 2 Trial »
Applications are due by by November 30, 2015 Researchers from Harvard and several other academic medical centers, in co...
Wednesday, September 23, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
IOM Report: Improving Diagnosis in Health Care »
September 23, 2015--The Institute of Medicine yesterday released a new consensus study entitled Improving Diagnosis in H...
Friday, September 11, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
ANA Releases CAUTI Prevention Tool »
The American Nurses Association (ANA) recently released an an innovative, streamlined, evidenced-based clinical tool devel...
Friday, September 11, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Kaiser Permanente Patient Safety Fellowship, 2016-2017 »
The Kaiser Permanente Northern California (KP) Patient Safety Fellowship is a one-year program offered by the Regional Gra...
Friday, September 11, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Hearst Health Prize Announced »
Hearst Health, a division of Hearst Corporation, and the Jefferson College of Population Health of Thomas Jefferson Univer...
Monday, August 17, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
ISMP Safe Practice Guidelines for Adult IV Push Medications »
The Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) has published a compilation of safe practices from the ISMP Adult IV Pu...
Monday, August 17, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Health IT Safety Center Roadmap Released »
In 2014, the US Food and Drug Administration and the Federal Communications Commission issued a joint report [PDF] that...
Monday, August 3, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
NAN Alert: Move Toward Full Use of Metric Dosing »
June 30, 2015 — According to the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP), many health care professionals are famil...
Monday, August 3, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
OSHA Raises the Stakes on Nurse Safety »
June 24, 2015 — The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced that any in...
Monday, July 6, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
2016 AHA-McKesson Quest for Quality Prize »
The American Hospital Association-McKesson Quest for Quality Prize® is presented annually to honor hospitals pursuing exce...
Friday, June 12, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Young Physicians Patient Safety 2015 Awards Announced »
Chicago, Illinois—June 12, 2015 —Six medical students received today the prestigious 2015 Young Physicians Patient Safety...
Thursday, May 21, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
AHRQ Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture: Public Comment on Version 2.0 »
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is proposing a pilot test and bridge study data collection effort fo...
Friday, May 1, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
New AHRQ Report: Quality of Care, Patient Safety Improving »
AHRQ Report: Quality of Care and Patient Safety Is Improving, Particularly for Hospital Care, Although More Work Remains...
Monday, April 13, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
AAP Innovative Outpatient Pediatric Diagnostic Error Quality Improvement Project Now Recruiting »
Thousands of children are harmed each year by diagnostic errors. Pediatric clinics nationwide are invited to submit a rec...
Tuesday, March 24, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
ISMP Issues Warning on Dangerous Confusion between Bloxiverz and Vazculep »
The Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) is alerting hospitals, ambulatory surgical centers, and anesthesia pro...
Monday, March 9, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
AHRQ Funding Opportunity for Patient Safety Research »
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality is launching a major initiative to further expand patient safety research b...
Monday, March 9, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
2014 Eisenberg Awards Announced »
The Joint Commission and the National Quality Forum recently announced the recipients of the 2014 John M. Eisenberg Patien...
Monday, December 8, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
US Department of Health and Human Services Reports Reductions in Hospital-Acquired Conditions »
Report cites 17% decline from 2010 to 2013 The US Department of Health and Human Services released a report on December 2...
Monday, August 11, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
AHA Releases Antimicrobial Stewardship Toolkit »
Part of Appropriate Use of Medical Resources Initiative to Guide Health Care Providers by Megan Zhang Health care pr...
Thursday, July 24, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Congressional Briefing July 28 on Disclosure and Apology »
Alliance for Health Reform Sponsors Briefing in DC The Alliance for Health Reform , a nonprofit, non-partisan organiza...
Thursday, April 24, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
AHRQ Releases TeamSTEPPS 2.0 »
Update Incorporates Latest Evidence and Techniques The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has updated its...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDC Report Details Health Care Associated Infection Rates »
National rates decrease overall; variable results at the state level The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recen...
Thursday, April 10, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Looking for Safety in Numbers »
As part of a five-year project funded by a grant from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, researchers at the C...

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