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AHRQ Updates Patient Safety Information and Resources

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has issued its weekly update on patient safety issues.  This week AHRQ highlights ambulatory care setting experiences on referrals of infection control breaches to public health authorities, flexibilization of science, cognitive biases, and the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, and limiting opioid prescribing as a means of reducing opioid analgesic misuse and overdose deaths (among other topics). To read the AHRQ latest patient safety update, use the link below.