HEALTH BYTES: Patient Safety Awareness Week

March 10-16 is Patient Safety Awareness Week (PSAW). The focus this year is on improving safety in the ambulatory setting.

A free webcast entitled Advancing Patient Safety Beyond the Hospital will be held on March 13, 2019.

This free Webcast will cover:

  • The state of ambulatory patient safety in the US
  • The infrastructure needed to advance patient safety in these settings
  • The importance of optimizing foundational factors such as patient safety culture, teamwork among clinicians, and patient and family engagement for the success of improvement efforts

More information about PSAW.

Photo: Rear Admiral Jeffrey Brady, MD, MPH, United States Public Health Service, has served as the Director of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's (AHRQ’s) Center for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety since 2014.

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