Institute for Healthcare Improvement
The Institute for Healthcare Improvement is the Official Web site of the organization that established the 100K Lives Campaign. The 100k Lives Campaign had the goal of deploying six proven interventions on a very broad scale to save an estimated 100,000 lives by June 14, 2006. This goal was exceeded by 22,300, but the campaign continues: The 5 Million Lives Campaign is a voluntary initiative to protect patients from five million incidents of medical harm over the next two years (December 2006 – December 2008).
Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations
The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations is the health care industry quality watchdog. Click here to read the notice on medication reconciliation.