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.

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...

Tenth Meeting of the National Clinical Care Commission

February 17, 2021 | 1:00 pm to 5:30 pm EST | Register Now

The National Clinical Care Commission (NCCC) is holding its 10th meeting on February 17, 2021, from 1:00 to 5:30 p.m. ET. 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...

Ninth Meeting of the National Clinical Care Commission

November 17, 2020 | 1:00 pm to 5:30 pm EST | Register Now

The National Clinical Care Commission (NCCC) is holding its ninth meeting on Tuesday, November 17, 2020, from 1:00 to 5:30 p.m. ET. This virtual meeting is open to the public. Register today! We’re pleased to share that our partner at the Office on Women’s Health (OWH) will oversee all NCCC activities moving forward — including hosting this meeting...