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Media Advisory: November 8, 2004
What: HHS' Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, in partnership with Premier, Inc., the Department of Defense, and the American Hospital Association, will host a telephone briefing to release AHRQ's new Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture. This toll-free conference call will include a number of principals responsible for the development of the survey and feature the experience of users who have successfully adopted and implemented this tool.
When: Wednesday, November 10, 2004, 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., EST
Who: Carolyn M. Clancy, M.D., Director, AHRQ
Gina Pugliese, R.N., M.S., Vice President, Safety Institute, Premier, Inc.
David Tornberg, M.D., M.P.H., Chief Medical Officer, Department of Defense
Nancy Foster, Senior Associate Director of Health Policy, American Hospital Association
How: You may participate in this telephone briefing by calling 1-888-390-5357 and using "Patient Safety" as the password. To guarantee a spot, dial in by 2:15 p.m., EST. Callers will be placed on a listen-only status during the event, and there will be time allowed for questions. For an embargoed copy of the hospital culture survey, please contact Nate Robinson at NRobinso@ahrq.gov or (301) 427-1241.
For more information, please contact AHRQ Public Affairs: (301) 427-1241 or (301) 427-1857.