MILPITAS, CA--(Marketwired - July 08, 2014) - Quantros, the leading provider of quality, safety and clinical business intelligence solutions for healthcare providers, is pleased to announce its upcoming live Webcast, AHRQ Live: The Impact of PSOs on the Healthcare Industry and Benefits of Common Formats scheduled to take place on Tuesday, July 22.This 60-minute program will feature William Munier, MD, the Director of the Patient Safety Organization (PSO) Program at the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).
"PSOs are all about improving safety in healthcare," said Dr. Munier. "And we are hoping that through this Webcast, hospitals, clinics, long-term care facilities, nursing homes, pharmacies and other providers will gain additional insight into the benefits of PSO membership, and how Common Formats can be used for mutual sharing and comparisons about safety."
In addition to debunking common misconceptions surrounding data security and PSOs, the session will provide: valuable information on the Network of Patient Safety Databases; answers to common questions surrounding PSOs; and an inside look at AHRQ's goals and patient safety initiatives.
The Agency for Research and Quality (AHRQ) is a research agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Its mission is to produce evidence to make health care safer, higher quality, more accessible, equitable, and affordable, and to work with HHS and other partners to make sure that the evidence is understood and used. AHRQ administers the federal Patient Safety Organization program. For more information, visit www.ahrq.gov.
For more than a decade, Quantros solutions have supported healthcare providers in the areas of safety and risk management, quality and performance improvement, accreditation and compliance, and centralized decision support. Along with providing excellent applications, Quantros' customers benefit from comprehensive training via webinars and user events, as well as a Quantros-sponsored interactive customer community. In addition, Quantros offers its own certified Patient Safety Organization (PSO), the Quantros Patient Safety Center (QPSC).
Today more than 8,000 healthcare facilities use Quantros solutions to capture meaningful data to effectively drive the decisions that improve the safety and quality of care.
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