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Ongoing series

AHRQ SOPS Pilot for Outpatient Diagnostic Safety

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality seeks medical practices to test a pilot instrument related to diagnostic safety for its Surveys on Patient Safety Culture (SOPS) Medical Office Survey in September and October. To learn more, send an email to with "Pilot test" in the subject line.

20-minute National Nursing Home Huddle

Weekdays at 12:00 p.m.

The Institute for Healthcare Improvement is hosting a daily 20-minute huddle to provide real-time, pragmatic solutions that can be implemented in nursing homes today to solve many of the key problems brought about or exacerbated by COVID-19.
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Caring for Caregiver special series

Every other Friday from 10-11 a.m.

The bi-weekly series from the Institute for Healthcare Improvement will feature topics related to the prevention, prediction, and mitigation of poor mental health and well-being among caregivers.
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Compassion in Action Conference

Tuesdays and Fridays

This year's conference from The Schwartz Center for Compassionate Healthcare consists of virtual presentations, conversations and workshops with global health care leaders. Sessions focus on advancing cultures of compassion, communication, interprofessional teamwork and interpersonal skills. Participants can sign up any time to have access to the library of recorded as well as upcoming live sessions.
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