Patient Safety Online Courses


The IHI Open School Patient Safety online course curriculum is packed with new multimedia and the latest thinking in the field, in a mobile-friendly format. Learn More >>

Patient Safety

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In the Spotlight

COVID-19 and Diagnostic Error
As the pandemic continues, there are new implications for accurate diagnosis of COVID-19 as well as other treatable diagnoses. This primer from PSNet compiles well-established principles of diagnostic error and improving diagnostic accuracy to the topic of COVID-19.

Why We Must Keep Patients and Health Care Workers Safe
This recent blog from Jeff Brady and Tejal Gandhi discusses the special relevance of the new National Action Plan to Advance Patient Safety in the COVID-19 era.

Offsite COVID-19 Testing Toolkit
Network for Regional Healthcare Improvement (NHRI) and Qualidigm, NRHI member and research partner, conducted interviews with leaders of offsite COVID-19 testing centers and public health departments across the United States to identify and disseminate current best practices. After extensive qualitative analysis, they developed the OffSite COVID-19 Testing Toolkit.

Safer Together: A National Action Plan to Advance Patient Safety
This new report from IHI and the National Steering Committee for Patient Safety provides a set of actionable and effective recommendations to make significant advances toward safer care and reduced harm across the continuum of care. The accompanying Self-Assessment Tool and Implementation Resource Guide provide additional guidance.

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