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Press Release/Announcement

Public comment period extended for strategies to improve patient safety: Draft Report to Congress for Public Comment and Review by the National Academy of Medicine.

Fed Register. 2021;86(51):14752-14753.

The Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act of 2005 created a framework that supports efforts to improve patient safety and reduce the incidence of adverse events. It also requires the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, in consultation with the Director of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, to prepare a draft report on effective strategies for improving patient safety and encouraging the use of effective improvement strategies. The deadline for public comment on the draft report has been extended and closes on April 5, 2021.