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SHS Quality and Safety Web Resources

SHS is proud to introduce the latest contribution from our Tools and Content Committee. Intended as a comprehensive portal to all things Healthcare Quality and Safety, this resource list will continually evolve as more organizations are discovered. We encourage anyone to submit potential additions to the Tools and Content Committee. Enjoy!


Web Site URL

Advisory Board www.advisory.com
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality - Innovations site www.innovations.ahrq.gov
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) www.ahrq.gov
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality PSNet - Patient Safety Network http://psnet.ahrq.gov
American Hospital Association Quality Center www.ahaqualitycenter.org
American Society for Healthcare Risk Management www.ashrm.org
American Society for Quality www.asq.org/healthcare-use/why-quality/overview.html
Association of Operating Room Nurses www.aorn.org
Baldrige Award (National Institute of Standards
and Technology)
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) www.cms.hhs.gov/default.asp
Commonwealth Fund www.commonwealthfund.org
CMS Hospital Compare www.hospitalcompare.hhs.gov
Health Grades www.healthgrades.com
Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI)     www.ihi.org
IHI Surgical Checklist www.ihi.org/IHI/Programs/ImprovementMap/
Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences www.iom.edu
Institute of Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) www.ismp.org
The Joint Commission International Center
for Patient Safety
Josie King Foundation www.josieking.org
Leapfrog Group for Patient Safety www.leapfroggroup.org
National Association of Healthcare Quality (NAHQ) www.nahq.org
National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) www.ncqa.org
National Council on Patient Information and Education www.talkaboutrx.org
National Patient Safety Foundation www.npsf.org
National Quality Forum (NQF) www.qualityforum.org
Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority           www.psa/state.pa.us
Premier Inc.'s Online Patient Safety Institute www.premierinc.com/safety
The Joint Commission (TJC) www.jointcommission.org
Society for Health Systems www.iienet.org/SHS
World Health Organization (WHO) World Alliance for Patient Safety www.who.int/patientsafety
VA National Center for Patient Safety www.patientsafety.gov