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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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Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; October 2022.

Diagnostic improvement engages a variety of activities to achieve excellence. This announcement highlights ten organizations AHRQ funded to establish Diagnostic Safety Centers of Excellence. Their focused efforts will work to improve diagnostic safety and quality. Areas of project focus include use of information technology to improve diagnostic accuracy and teamwork as an improvement strategy.

Palo Alto CA; Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation: February 22, 2022. 

A lack of consensus on measures for the effectiveness and accuracy of diagnosis represents a gap in improvement methods. This announcement seeks proposals to examine quality measures to motivate excellence in three primary areas of diagnostic concern:  acute vascular events, infections, and cancer. There are no active funding opportunities through this program at this time.
Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.
Collaborative strategies can enable individuals and organizations to learn from each other to support patient safety improvement. This web site summarizes projects launched through Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality funding designed for rapid deployment through team-focused learning laboratories to test and apply systems engineering approaches to improve safety in health care.
The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.
Michael Cohen, President of the Institute for Safe Medication Practices, has focused his career on preventing medical errors with innovative and elegant solutions. The MacArthur Foundation has selected him as a 2005 Fellow and recipient of a $500,000 "genius grant."
AHRQ; Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) awarded more than $8 million to 15 Partnerships in Implementing Patient Safety (PIPS) projects. These projects will implement patient safety interventions and develop toolkits that will be freely available to other health care providers.
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; AHRQ.
In fiscal year 2004, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) awarded nearly $4 million in Patient Safety Challenge Grants to support 13 new practice implementation projects. AHRQ challenged the health care community and other organizations to develop innovative solutions for the harm resulting from medical errors. The tools and procedures that emerged from these projects advanced the translation of research into clinical practice to support the agency's commitment to a medical culture grounded in safety and quality.