We’re pleased to invite you to join ODPHP in Washington, DC, for a free listening session about reducing preventable hypoglycemia. We’ll share information about why hypoglycemia is an important public health issue, and discuss federal efforts to reduce hypoglycemia from adverse drug events (ADEs).…
We’re pleased to invite you to join ODPHP for a webinar about reducing the rates of adverse drug events.
Adverse drug events (ADEs) are injuries caused by medical interventions related to a pharmaceutical drug. They include medication errors, adverse drug reactions, allergic reactions, and overdoses.…
The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) has recently updated the NIDAMED Web Portal, which includes science-based information for health professionals on the causes and consequences of drug use and addiction.
The updated NIDAMED portal supports the goals of the National Action Plan for Adverse Drug Event Prevention which is to support training methods, interventions, and tools to encourage, model, and facilitate safe opioid prescribing.…
The Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, Professional Affairs and Stakeholder Engagement Staff, is hosting a one day public workshop entitled “Reducing the Risk of Preventable Adverse Drug Events Associated with Hypoglycemia in the Older Population.” During the workshop, public and federal partners will discuss:The importance of individualizing glycemic control targets for older patients with diabetes Risk reduction for serious hypoglycemia Medication safety efforts, both those that are a part of FDA’s Safe Use Initiative and those external to the FDA, that are relevant and important to older adults living with diabetes Future areas of research
The National Action Plan for Adverse Drug Event Prevention identifies hypoglycemia as a common, clinically significant, and preventable adverse effect from diabetes agents that can cause serious harm to patients.…
Health care-associated infections (HAIs) are infections people get while receiving care for another condition. HAIs are a significant cause of illness and death, affecting about 1 in 25 Americans who receive hospital care. To address the problem of HAIs, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released the National Action Plan to Prevent Health Care-Associated Infections: Road Map to Elimination (HAI Action Plan) in 2009.…
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March 24, 2017, 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. ET | Register Now
We’re pleased to invite you to join the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, PFCC partners, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for a webinar about health care-associated infections (HAIs).…
We’re excited to announce the launch of our brand-new Twitter handle: @HHSPrevention. Follow us!
Follow @HHSPrevention for information for health professionals on disease prevention and health promotion policies and programs. We’ll be sharing information about ODPHP events, including training opportunities, webinars, and conferences.
We’ll also keep you up to date on the latest health.gov announcements — such as updates about our work on the next edition of the Physical Activity Guidelines, new Dietary Guidelines tools and resources, health literacy information, and updated guidance on health care quality and patient safety.…
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