Patient Safety Awareness Week 2019
Patient Safety Awareness Week is an annual health observance sponsored by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI). As the Nation's patient safety agency, AHRQ supports this event to increase awareness about patient safety among health professionals, patients, and families.
March 10–16, 2019, AHRQ helped to bring together and engage health care professionals and patients to help make care safer.
Celebrating Patient Safety Awareness Week, 2019 (45 seconds)
Audio description version (45 seconds)
Ways You Can Get Involved
- Listen to a webcast featuring Jeff Brady, M.D., former Director of AHRQ’s Center for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety:
Advancing Patient Safety Beyond the Hospital
Wednesday, March 13, 2019 | 2:00–3:00 PM ET
- Participate in the Twitter Chat co-hosted by the IHI and the Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine:
Improving Diagnosis: A Foundation for Safe Care
Thursday, March 14, 2019 | 12 Noon–1:00 PM ET
Use the hashtag #PSAW19
Subscribe to AHRQ's Patient Safety email update or AHRQ News Now to get the latest information on patient safety.
Follow Dr. Brady on LinkedIn
Find out more about Patient Safety Awareness Week.