Join us as we show our appreciation and celebrate the work that risk management and patient safety professionals do during Health Care Risk Management Week, June 18-22, 2018. This year's theme, "Leading Together," celebrates the leadership that health care risk management professionals provide for their organizations.
AHRQ offers free resources, Engaging Patients and Families in Their Health Care, to help health care teams get the most out of the time they spend with patients and families. Research shows that when patients are engaged in their health care, it can lead to measurable improvements in safety and quality. Whether you see patients at a hospital, primary care office, or other setting AHRQ has resources tailored to your practice setting.
Celebrate health care professionals for all they do! May 6-12, 2018 is National Hospital Week and National Nurses Week. May 13-19, 2018 is National Skilled Nursing Care Week (formerly known as National Nursing Home Week).
The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) has launched an online repository of resources, Clinician Well-Being Knowledge Hub, to help health systems combat clinician burnout.
The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) and the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) have released updated guidelines for treating Clostridium difficile infections (CDI) in adults and children.