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Patient Safety: Overview

Provides resources for students, clinicians, researchers, & administrators on patient safety.

UMHS/Ann Arbor VA Resources

The University of Michigan Health System has been a national leader in patient safety for years.  Below are some links to important patient safety resources from UMHS and the Ann Arbor VA Hospital.

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Patient safety in Dentistry

This interview & perspective focus on the patient safety issues unique to dental care, along with strategies to reduce risks.

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Communication and Optimal Resolution (CANDOR) is a process that health care institutions and practitioners can use to respond in a timely, thorough, and just way when unexpected events cause patient harm. This AHRQ toolkit, based on the CANDOR process, is intended to assist hospitals in implementing communication and optimal resolution programs.

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