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California Hospital Association effort aims to strengthen patient safety
Sacramento Business Journal

Aiming to cut the cost of hospital infections and other medical mishaps, the California Hospital Association has launched a nonprofit organization to strengthen patient safety statewide. The Hospital Quality Institute is located in the same Sacramento building at 1215 K Street that houses the association.

Its budget and strategy are under development, but already more than a dozen people are working there. The Patient Safety First initiative by Anthem Blue Cross, the National Health Foundation and three CHA-affiliated regional associations is one of the programs being incorporated into the new institute.

 

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