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The AHRQ PSNet Collection comprises an extensive selection of resources relevant to the patient safety community. These resources come in a variety of formats, including literature, research, tools, and Web sites. Resources are identified using the National Library of Medicine’s Medline database, various news and content aggregators, and the expertise of the AHRQ PSNet editorial and technical teams.

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Oakbrook Terrace, IL: Joint Commission and National Quality Forum: January 23, 2023. 

The annual Eisenberg Award recognizes leaders and organizations who have made substantial contributions toward patient safety and quality improvement. The 2022 honorees are Jason S. Adelman, MD, MS, North American Partners in Anesthesia (NAPA) and Parkland Health, Dallas County, Texas. The awards will be presented at the National Quality Forum's annual conference on February 20, 2023, in Washington, DC.

Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2022;365-387.

The memory of John Eisenberg, MD, continues to motivate patient safety improvement. The 2021 honorees for the award presented in Dr Eisenberg’s honor are Hardeep Singh, MD, MPH, Prime Healthcare Services, Ontario, California, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Oakland, California, and Mark R. Chassin, MD, FACP, MPP, MPH.
Joint Commission, National Quality Forum.
The Eisenberg Award honors individuals and organizations who have made key contributions to patient safety and quality improvement. The awards are presented at the National Quality Forum's annual policy conference in Washington, DC. This website provides information on all the recipients and the application process. The process for submitting an application for the 2023 award cycle will open in the summer.
Institute for Safe Medication Practices.
The Institute for Safe Medication Practices sponsors the annual Cheers Awards to recognize both individuals and institutions for their commitment to medication safety.  The nomination process is currently closed. 

Oakbrook Terrace, IL: Joint Commission: April 19, 2022.

The Eisenberg Award recognizes individual and organizational accomplishment toward patient safety and quality improvement. The 2021 honorees are Hardeep Singh, MD, MPH, Prime Healthcare Services, Ontario, California, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Oakland, California, and Mark R. Chassin, MD, FACP, MPP, MPH. The awards will be presented virtually during the National Quality Forum's annual meeting in July.
Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation.
This grant program supports research that seeks to improve anesthesia safety and the development of researchers in the specialty. The application process for submitting a grant application for the 2022 funding cycle of the primary solicitation for investigator initiated research (IIR) grants is now closed. Other opportunities for funding become available on a periodic basis.

Patient Safety Movement Foundation.

Inspired by efforts to learn from errors that resulted in the death of one young man, this award program recognizes health profession students that lead activities to reduce preventable health care harm. The application process is closed.

Quality and Safety Education for Nurses Institute Regional Center at Jacksonville University, University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville,

Inspired by the research and leadership of Dr. Robert Wears, this award annually recognizes individuals, teams or organizations that examine the applications of safety science concepts to improve medicine. 

Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2021;47(8):463-488. 

The Eisenberg Award honors individuals and organizations who have made significant advancements in the pursuit of safe, high-quality health care. The 2020 honorees are Dr. David Gaba; Veterans Health Administration Rapid Naloxone Initiative, Washington, DC, and Northwestern Medicine Academy for Quality and Safety Improvement, Chicago IL.

Oakbrook Terrace, IL: Joint Commission: June 8, 2021.

The Eisenberg Award honors individuals and organizations who have made critical achievements toward patient safety and quality improvement. The 2020 honorees are Dr. David Gaba, Veterans Health Administration Rapid Naloxone Initiative, Washington, DC, and Northwestern Medicine Academy for Quality and Safety Improvement, Chicago IL. The awards will be presented virtually during the National Quality Forum's annual meeting in July.

Harrisburg, PA: Pennsylvania Safety Authority; 2020.

Time pressure can negatively impact critical thinking, information gathering, and communication abilities. This tool builds teamwork and decision-making skills by testing participants as they work through a time-delimited scenario with a sick child to gather clues and determine a diagnosis. 

Jt Comm J Qual Saf. 2020;46(7):PI-II:2020;371-399.

The Eisenberg Awards honor individuals and organizations who have had noteworthy impacts on patient safety and quality improvement. This article collection highlights the work of the 2019 honorees: Gordon D. Schiff, MD; WellSpan Health, York, Pennsylvania; and HCA Healthcare, Nashville, Tennessee.

Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2018;44(7):373-400.

The Eisenberg Award honors individuals and organizations who have made unique and sustained contributions to patient safety and quality improvement. This special collection of articles provides insights on the work of the 2017 honorees: Dr. Thomas Gallagher; Children's Hospitals' Solutions for Patient Safety; and LifePoint Health's National Quality Program.

Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2017;43:315-337.

Spotlighting the accomplishments of the 2016 recipients of the John M. Eisenberg Patient Safety and Quality Awards, this issue includes an interview with Carolyn Clancy, MD, as well as articles on the I-PASS Study Group, and Christiana Care Health System, Wilmington, Delaware.
Joint Commission. April 4, 2017.
The Eisenberg Award honors individuals and organizations who have made vital contributions to improving patient safety and quality. The 2016 honorees are Dr. Carolyn Clancy, the I-PASS Study Group, and Christiana Care Health System, Wilmington, Delaware. The awards were presented at the National Quality Forum's annual conference on April 4, 2017, in Washington, DC.

Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2016;42(6):243-264.

The Eisenberg Award honors individuals and organizations who have made vital accomplishments in improving quality and patient safety. This special collection of articles provides insights on the work of the 2015 honorees: Pascale Carayon, PhD; Premier, Inc.; and Mayo Clinic Hospital-Rochester.
Iowa Healthcare Collaborative.
This award seeks to recognize health care organizations and professionals that have exhibited leadership and innovation in improving patient safety in Iowa. Areas of emphasis include reducing health care–associated infections, enhancing care transitions, and improving patient and family engagement. The submission process for the 2022 award cycle closes on June 1.
Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2015;41:195-211.
Articles in this special issue highlight the achievements of the 2014 John M. Eisenberg Patient Safety and Quality Award honorees. The awards recognize a leader in diagnostic error prevention, a program designed to collect national data on the quality and safety of surgical care, and a system-level effort to reduce sepsis mortality.