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Sept. 7, 2016

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Patient safety


John M. Eisenberg Patient Safety and Quality Awards applications due Oct. 31

Nominations are being accepted for the 2016 John M. Eisenberg Patient Safety and Quality Awards, which recognize major achievements by individuals and organizations improving patient safety and health care quality.


Joint Commission patient safety officer, IHI pen white paper on curbing health care inequity

For too long, equity has been the “forgotten aim” in the quality improvement movement, even though it was identified as a key priority by the Institute of Medicine (IOM) in 2001, according to Ronald Wyatt, MD, MHA, patient safety officer and medical director in the Office of Quality and Patient Safety at The Joint Commission.




New Take 5 podcast focuses on SAFER matrix

A new Take 5 podcast — Everything You Need to Know about the SAFER Matrix — was released last week by The Joint Commission.




Reminder: AAMI Foundation hosting meeting on top health care technology challenges

The AAMI Foundation is hosting a two-day meeting Sept. 27-28 in Chicago on some of the top health care technology challenges.