AHRQ and NPSF: #UnitedForPatientSafety

Twenty years ago, the National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF) was created to enhance awareness of issues related to patient safety. Two years later, AHRQ was officially designated as the Federal government's lead patient safety agency. So it's fair to say that our two organizations have been working alongside clinicians and others in leading the field toward solutions for the pernicious problems that affect far too many of our patients every day.

Read this full blog post by Jeff Brady, MD, MPH, AHRQ's Center for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety and an assistant surgeon general in the U.S. Public Health Service. Dr. Gandhi is president and CEO of the National Patient Safety Foundation.


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