Health Care Quality and Patient Safety

Keeping patients safe in health care settings is fundamental to achieving high-quality health care for all Americans. Our current initiatives aim to increase patient safety through prevention strategies focused on adverse drug events and health care-associated infections.

Eleventh Meeting of the National Clinical Care Commission

June 1 and June 22, 2021 | 1:00 to 6:00 p.m. ET | Register Now The National Clinical Care Commission (NCCC) is holding its 11th meeting on June 1 and June 22, 2021, from 1:00 to approximately 6:00 p.m. ET each day. This virtual meeting is open to the public. We hope you’ll join us — register today! At the meeting, the subcommittees will share updated recommendations for the NCCC’s final report...

Keeping up with Routine Care and Preventive Services Safely During COVID-19

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At ODPHP, we encourage patients to use MyHealthfinder to learn about the preventive services they need to stay healthy. The COVID-19 pandemic has affected almost every part of our lives — and health care is no exception. In the past year, many people may have put off routine health care and preventive services like screenings and vaccines because they’re worried about getting COVID-19...