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2018 Patient Safety Awareness Week March 11 - 17, 2018

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Name Tags go Viral for Safety
This article from the Betsy Lehman Center highlights a simple way providers can help improve patient safety by making...
Helping Family Caregivers Provide Safer Care
Family caregivers take on the lion’s share of long-term care in the US — from managing medication to coordinating car...
Electronic Health Record Usability and Patient Safety
This article from Health IT Analytics summarizes a report from Pew Charitable Trusts that details how faulty electron...
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The Institute for Healthcare Improvement salutes Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals for their generous support of this year's Patient Safety Awareness Week.

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The Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) and the National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF) began working together as one organization in May 2017. The newly formed entity is committed to using its combined knowledge and resources to focus and energize the patient safety agenda in order to build systems of safety across the continuum of care. To learn more about our trainings, resources, and practical applications, visit ihi.org/PatientSafety