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London, UK: Health Foundation. May 9, 2014.
The Great Ormond Street Hospital Foundation NHS Trust received the 2014 Berwick Patient Safety Team Award for their project "Pursuing Zero by Building Sustainable Foundations for Safety," which applied recommendations generated in response to the Francis report. The program introduced a daily questionnaire for parents and patients about problems related to medication errors, equipment, communication, or organization of care, which was then reviewed with a nurse to immediately address concerns.
Federal Register. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. February 18, 2014;79:9214-9215.
Joint Commission. January 27, 2014.
The Eisenberg Award honors individuals and organizations who have made vital accomplishments in improving patient and quality. The 2013 honorees are Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement, Minnesota Hospital Association, and Stratis Health, from Minnesota; Anthem Blue Cross, National Health Foundation, Hospital Association of Southern California, Hospital Association of San Diego & Imperial Counties, and the Hospital Council of Northern & Central California, from California; Vidant Health, of North Carolina; and Gail L. Warden, in Michigan. The awards were presented at the National Quality Forum's Annual Conference on February 13, 2014, in Washington, DC.
Agency information collection activities: Assessing the Impact of the National Implementation of TeamSTEPPS Master Training Program; comment request.
Federal Register. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. August 27, 2013;78:52927-52929.
This notice requests comments on a proposed project to evaluate TeamSTEPPS training and implementation efforts. The comment submission process is now closed.
The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. October 3, 2012.
The Joint Commission. March 13, 2012.
The Eisenberg Award honors individuals and organizations who have made vital accomplishments in improving patient safety and quality. The 2011 honorees are Kenneth I. Shine, MD; Jerod M. Loeb, PhD; The Society of Hospital Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; New York-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York; and Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Michigan.
Oakbrook Terrace, IL: Joint Commission; May 17, 2011.
This announcement reveals the new National Patient Safety Goal for 2012, which aims to reduce catheter-acquired infections in hospitals.
Washington, DC: Leapfrog Group; December 4, 2009.
This news announcement highlights the 45 urban, children's, and rural hospitals recognized for highly efficient performance and continuous improvement in patient safety based on the 2009 Leapfrog Hospital Survey results.
QualityNet. February 18, 2009.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is conducting a field test of nine AHRQ quality and patient safety indicators. Hospitals participating in the review process receive confidential reports on their performance results and national comparative data.
Chicago, IL. American Hospital Association; July 24, 2008.
This announcement and accompanying magazine insert profiles recipients of the 2008 American Hospital Association Quest for Quality Prize, an annual award that honors hospitals demonstrating achievement in the six Institute of Medicine quality aims: safety, effectiveness, efficiency, patient-centeredness, timeliness, and equity.