Health Care Delivery
This document highlights some of the Agency's contributions in advancing patient safety during the past decade.
Information on a project to develop recommendations for ideal reporting systems that consumers would use to report their experiences with patient safety events. Patients and their family members are in a unique position to identify gaps in care that may have contributed to adverse events.
This compendium describes what federally funded programs have accomplished in understanding medical errors and implementing programs to improve patient safety over the last 5 years.
This guide provides information and guidance to empower individuals and organizations to develop a community-based advisory council.
A synthesis of practical examples on the use of process or design features to prevent medical errors.
This toolkit provides a step-by-step guide to improving the medication reconciliation process.
This guide assists quality improvement practitioners in improving prevention of hospital-acquired venous thromboembolism.
Final report describes AHRQ research on medical errors.