AHA today submitted comments on how the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality can best support the field in advancing patient safety through an action alliance, which the agency is launching in partnership with health care systems and patient safety advocates. AHA recommends the agency align the alliance’s work with other federal efforts to accelerate patient safety; prioritize resources on addressing the most preventable adverse safety events; engage patients and providers along the full care continuum; and back the alliance with robust logistical support to capture and broadly share important learnings and evidence-based care improvement tools. 
 

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