|QuIC Report on Patient Safety|
Prepared by the Quality Interagency Coordination Task Force (QuIC), proposes strong action on Institute of Medicine recommendations to promote safer health care.
Provides multimedia, interactive, informational programs for the healthcare industry; services enhance patient safety, improve clinical care, and reduce risk exposure.
Offers a variety of wireless monitoring systems to assist healthcare organizations improve patient safety, prevent falls, and reduce reliance upon restraints; site includes training and education resources.
|SAFER California Healthcare|
The Strategic Alliance For Error Reduction in California Healthcare (SAFER) promotes and coordinates patient safety research activities, clinical delivery systems, and educational programs. Includes University of California medical centers, state agencies, and organizational partnerships.
Provides safety awareness training that identifies behaviors common in 90% of all patient injuries and medication errors for clinical staff and other health care personnel. Focuses on the human side of safety.
|Safety Logic Systems|
Strategic risk control and patient safety education for healthcare organizations, state associations, and professional societies that promote a safe patient care environment and culture.
Conducts research that will transform medical training from the current apprentice model to real-time computer-based medical simulations; objectives include improving medical education and increasing patient safety.
|Social & Scientific Systems, Inc.|
Improves public health worldwide by providing technical, research, and program management services to government and private sector clients; helps clients, including federal agencies, state health organizations, clinical trials networks, and research entities, to advance research missions, enhance communications, shape policy, and implement programs in the global battle against HIV/AIDS and other diseases.
Provides research findings and instructions on effective ways to communicate information about health care quality to consumers and develop health plan report cards.
|The Leapfrog Group|
Promotes improvements in the safety of health care by giving consumers data to make more informed hospital choices. Includes hospital survey results, patient safety research, and links to related sites.