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Improving patient safety has always been the top priority for hospitals and is fundamental to delivering quality health services. Hospitals should assess their processes, identify optimization opportunities, and implement evidence-based practices to create a culture of safety.

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The Q3 2020 Hospital IQR Program Checklist, available on the Quality Reporting Center website, will assist you in meeting your Q3 2020 Hospital IQR Program requirements.


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Date Added: 12/23/2020
Date Last Modified: Dec 23 2020 12:35PM

This event will provide information for successful submission of CY 2020 electronic clinical quality measure (eCQM) data to the Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) Program and Promoting Interoperability Program.


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Date Added: 12/23/2020
Date Last Modified: Dec 23 2020 10:12AM

Watch this brief video from the Leapfrog Hospital Group that highlights the two most common harms patients experience in a hospital setting and how to prevent them.


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Date Added: 12/16/2020
Date Last Modified: Dec 16 2020 8:29PM

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) shares 10 patient safety tips hospital staff can implement to prevent medical errors and adverse events.


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Date Added: 12/16/2020
Date Last Modified: Dec 16 2020 8:23PM

Make sure your patients are up-to-date with pneumococcal vaccination with this CDC guidance on pneumococcal vaccine timing for adults.


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Date Added: 12/16/2020
Date Last Modified: Dec 16 2020 8:13PM

Improving safety culture in any health care setting involves engaging all team members. This webinar helps established team leaders from the bedside to the board room and across the care continuum discover how to use evidence-based teamwork tools to engage patients and family member as safety champions.


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Date Added: 12/16/2020
Date Last Modified: Dec 16 2020 8:02PM

The National Action Plan for Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria (CARB), 2020-2025, presents actions that the United States Government will take in the next five years to improve the health and wellbeing of all Americans by changing the course of antibiotic resistance.


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Date Added: 12/16/2020
Date Last Modified: Dec 16 2020 7:00PM