Press Release/Announcement

Patient safety and quality improvement.

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; AHRQ; US Department of Health and Human Services; HHS; Office for Civil Rights.

These proposed rules seek to support the implementation of portions of the Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act of 2005 including how entities are defined as a patient safety organization (PSO) and how PSOs will collect and protect safety incident data. The comment period on the proposed rules is now closed.