Sites providing information on improving safety for patients and residents in health care organizations. Issues include implementation of patient safety programs, the responsibility of organization leadership to create a culture of safety, prevention of medical errors, and the hospital's responsibility to tell a patient if he or she has been harmed by the care provided.
Web-based patient safety resource and journal that showcases patient safety lessons drawn from actual cases of medical errors; cases of medical errors, expert commentaries, and a users' forum.
National network to advance responsible and ethical medical research practices and empowers patients with information they need to make informed research choices.
Represents pharmacists who practice in hospitals, health maintenance organizations, long-term care facilities, home care, and other components of health care systems. Resources on medication-error prevention efforts.
Promotes public health by representing the professional interests of pharmacists and medication safety officers practicing in hospitals and other healthcare organizations.
Provides leadership in the reduction of harm to patients in all health care environments and provides incident reporting and monitoring systems. Collects de-identified incident report data for inclusion in an aggregated database that facilitates comparative research.
Supports the learning process for health professionals involved in clinical service redesign in Australia.
A monthly journal presenting peer-reviewed ideas, solutions and practices in the field of patient safety and quality improvement.
Translates to the public the latest evidence-based research on health, health care, prevention and chronic disease management, with an emphasis on how social, behavioral and economic factors affect illness and well-being.
Provides cure research information for more than 1200 diseases.
Hospital out-patient health assessments, prevention and intervention screening, and instant patient survey reports.
Televised series carried on satellite broadcast networks for health care personnel at hospitals and other medical facilities across the country. Features information on new medical devices, FDA safety notifications and product recalls, and ways to protect patients when using medical devices.
Serves as a coalition of chief executives from all disciplines within the health care system and forum to jointly develop policies, plans and programs; includes resources on key issues, legislative advocacy, and current news.
Consolidates resources and information to help health care professionals accelerate progress and performance improvement; training and research resources.
Provides information about adverse drug events and their prevention to healthcare practitioners and institutions, regulatory agencies, professional organizations and the pharmaceutical industry. Includes research findings, books and publications, an electronic discussion forum, and links to related sites.
Assesses quality of health care for federal and state agencies, providers, managed care organizations, commercial insurers, Fortune 500 companies, business coalitions and unions. Services include utilization review, study design, data analysis, and claim review.
Provides overview of FDA regulations defining the Institutional Review Board (IRB); links to relevant literature, research, and resources on the IRB process.
Provide innovative patient safety products, such as barcoding, filing, and blood transfusion systems; services include change management support.
Offers improvements in patient safety utilizing aviation-based training programs.
Supports regional patient safety initiatives by encouraging collaborative efforts, disseminating current knowledge relating to patient safety, and developing a formal structure for activities.
Promotes patient safety by encouraging collaboration between participants of the Minnesota health care system. Includes organizational assessment tools, information on best practices, and links to related resources.
Information, research, and resources on professional, consumer, and systems issues related to patient safety. The online discussion forum is devoted to development of a safer health care system.
Promotes change through development and implementation of a national strategy for health care quality measurement and reporting.
A patient-centered initiative to advance the reliability of healthcare systems worldwide. Includes videos, audio cassettes, and CD-ROM training tools.
Provides broad range of safety and quality information for patients, clinicians, and healthcare administrators; online and in print format.
Encourages a culture of safety by providing tools that allow health care organizations to communicate, collaborate, improve and share; eCUSP (electronic unit-based patient safety program).
Provides real-time, secure, patient-centric clinical information in five areas critical for delivering quality care: diagnoses, laboratory results, medications, allergies and immunizations.
A voluntary, confidential, non-punitive program available to all VA employees for the reporting of events and concerns related to patient safety.
Dedicated to helping nurses caring for the critically and chronically ill to minimize medical errors by presenting clinically and evidenced-based safe practices.
The Strategic Alliance For Error Reduction in California Healthcare (SAFER) promotes and coordinates patient safety research activities, clinical delivery systems, and educational programs. Includes University of California medical centers, state agencies, and organizational partnerships.
Conducts research that will transform medical training from the current apprentice model to real-time computer-based medical simulations; objectives include improving medical education and increasing patient safety.
Improves public health worldwide by providing technical, research, and program management services to government and private sector clients; helps clients, including federal agencies, state health organizations, clinical trials networks, and research entities, to advance research missions, enhance communications, shape policy, and implement programs in the global battle against HIV/AIDS and other diseases.
Promotes improvements in the safety of health care by giving consumers data to make more informed hospital choices. Includes hospital survey results, patient safety research, and links to related sites.
Offers health care training for patient safety improvement, medical errors reduction and healthcare quality enhancement; products and services include e-learning solutions, CDs, written materials, onsite training, and access to national conferences and audioconferences.
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