RESOURCES

State and Federal Regulatory Agencies

Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CPHDE):  Occurrence Reporting

www.colorado.gov/cs/Satellite/CDPHE-HF/CBON/1251590618019

The Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA)

www.colorado.gov/cs/Satellite/DORA/CBON/DORA/1249686120221

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services:  The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

www.hhs.gov/opa/affordable-care-act/

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)

www.cms.gov

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

www.cdc.gov


Accreditation

American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC):  Magnet Recognition Program

www.nursecredentialing.org/Magnet.aspx

The Joint Commission

www.jointcommission.org/

The LEAPFROG Group

www.leapfroggroup.org/

Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health

www.aaahc.org


Risk Management

American Society for Healthcare Risk Managers (ASHRM)

www.ashrm.org/

American Health Information Association

www.ahima.org

International Organization for Standardization (ISO)

www.iso.org/iso/home/standards/iso31000.htm


Patient Safety

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ):   Patient Safety

www.ahrq.gov/cpi/portfolios/patient-safety/index.html

National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF)

www.npsf.org/

National Quality Forum: Patient Safety

www.qualityforum.org/Topics/Patient_Safety.aspx

Institute for Safe Medication Practices

www.ismp.org

Institute for Healthcare Quality and Improvement (IHI)

www.ihi.org/Pages/default.aspx

The National Association for Healthcare Quality (NAHQ)

www.nahq.org/

Veteran’s Affairs National Center for Patient Safety

www.patientsafety.gov


Hospital Associations

Colorado Hospital Association (CHA)

www.cha.com/

Colorado Rural Health Center

www.coruralhealth.org/

American Hospital Association (AHA)

www.aha.org/

National Association for Children’s Hospitals and Related Institutions (NACHRI)

www.childrenshospitals.net/