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.

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...

Eighth Meeting of the National Clinical Care Commission

September 11, 2020 | 1:00 pm to 5:35 pm EDT | Register Now

The National Clinical Care Commission (NCCC) is holding its eighth meeting on September 11, 2020, from 1:00 to 5:35 p.m. ET. This meeting is open to the public and will be held virtually. Register today! At the meeting, you’ll hear presentations on subcommittee work about federal programs designed to prevent and treat diabetes...

Learn When to Seek Emergency Care for Symptoms Not Related to COVID-19

Physical distancing is important to prevent the spread of COVID-19, but it is equally important that you monitor your health and know when to seek emergency medical care for serious symptoms that are not related to COVID-19. You may be concerned about going to a hospital or urgent care site during this outbreak, when many people are seeking care for coronavirus...