HAIs are infections that people get while receiving health care. Prevention of HAIs is an important public health and patient safety issue, and the Division of Health Care Quality is leading a national action plan toward this goal. Learn more about HAIs and the Road Map to Elimination.
ADEs are injuries related to the use of a drug or medicine in a health care setting. Preventing ADEs is a critical patient safety and public health challenge, and the development of a national action plan is currently underway. Read the National Action Plan for ADEs Prevention.
Meeting reports, presentations, and transcripts from ODPHP events relating to health care quality are available to the public — including the annual Partnership in Prevention award. Read, watch, or listen to information about events.
Many federal agencies are teaming up to increase health care quality and improve patient safety. Find resources for professionals, patients, and families.