The World Health Organization will host the first World Patient Safety Day Sept. 17, an opportunity for hospitals and health systems to share their good work and resources on patient safety, safety culture and patient engagement. AHA will highlight the work of member hospitals through its AHA Stat blog and social media channels, and encourages members to tweet about their own patient safety improvements using the hashtags and resources provided at https://www.who.int/campaigns/world-patient-safety-day/2019. For additional quality and patient safety resources, including a 2018 AHA TrendWatch report and infographic on quality advances by hospitals and health systems over the past decade, visit https://www.aha.org/advocacy/quality-and-patient-safety
 

Related News Articles

Headline
The Centers for Medicare…
Headline
Beginning with open enrollment for plan year 2020, the Centers for Medicare…
Headline
Currently available public hospital quality rating systems frequently offer conflicting results, which may mislead stakeholders relying on the ratings to…
Headline
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has released the first in a new series of free online training courses to help health care organizations prevent…
Headline
Patients receiving either of two investigational treatments for Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo had a greater chance of survival than those…
Chairperson's File
Often quietly and out of the public eye, the vital work of advancing health in America happens on many fronts.