News & Updates
AHRQ Releases CANDOR Toolkit to Improve Communication After Adverse Events
We are pleased to announce that the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has released the CANDOR Toolkit, a new resource that gives hospitals and health systems the tools to respond immediately when a patient is harmed. The CANDOR process—Communication and Optimal Resolution—is an example of a Communication and Resolution Program, and members of the Collaborative for Accountability and Improvement helped inform its creation.
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NPSF Releases Report: “Free From Harm”
The National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF) has released a report of an expert panel brought together to assess the state of the patient safety field and set the stage for future work. Free from Harm: Accelerating Patient Safety Improvement Fifteen Years After To Err Is Human offers eight recommendations for achieving total systems safety and a culture of safety. The report’s content has been endorsed by a number of related organizations and is available for download on the Foundation’s website at www.npsf.org/free-from-harm.