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NQF Releases Updated Safe Practices with Help of Dennis Quaid

Yesterday, at the National Press Club in Washington D.C., the National Quality Forum released an updated manual on Safe Practices for Better HealthcareDennis Quaid, the well-known Hollywood actor, participated in the release by sharing his personal story of a medication error experienced by his newborn twins in 2007.  He cited his partnership with the Texas Medical Institute for Technology, a key contributor to the report, and underscored leadership, safe practices and technology as the most important pillars of improvement.

The updated report, replete with tools to improve safety, draws on new evidence published since the last report was issued in 2009.

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