State and Federal Regulatory Agencies

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

The Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA)

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

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)


American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC):  Magnet Recognition Program

The Joint Commission


Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health

Risk Management

American Society for Healthcare Risk Managers (ASHRM)

American Health Information Association

International Organization for Standardization (ISO)

Patient Safety

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

National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF)

National Quality Forum: Patient Safety

Institute for Safe Medication Practices

Institute for Healthcare Quality and Improvement (IHI)

The National Association for Healthcare Quality (NAHQ)

Veteran’s Affairs National Center for Patient Safety

Hospital Associations

Colorado Hospital Association (CHA)

Colorado Rural Health Center

American Hospital Association (AHA)

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