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Our primary goal is to conduct research that generates new knowledge about how to improve the quality and safety of healthcare. We also actively disseminate our findings and participate in educational programs designed to train researchers and caregivers to improve care. Read more about our history and our recent work. We encourage you to contact us with any questions or comments.

Engaging Patients as Partners

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Patients and families should be a part of the investigation of medical errors that they experience. CHQS will bring together stakeholders in the error disclosure and resolution process in an interactive conference on June 19, 2014, in Houston. Presentations will include new information and best practices for including patients and families in the analysis of their own events.

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Health Information Technology

InSPECt: Interactive Surveillance Portal for Evaluating Clinical decision support

National Center for Cognitive Informatics and Decision Making in Healthcare

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Safety Culture and Teamwork

The Texas Disclosure and Compensation Study: Best Practices for Improving Safety

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Quality Improvement

Optimizing Nutrition in Very Low Birth Weight Patients with Prolonged Transition to Full Enteral Feedings

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