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U-M Health System Honored by American Hospital Association for High Quality Care and Patient Safety
Date:7/24/2008

praises UMHS for the award. "The groundbreaking patient safety and quality improvement efforts of hospitals and health systems like University of Michigan ensure Michigan residents are safer and healthier," he says. "Michigan hospitals have led the nation in pioneering efforts to improve health care, saving thousands of lives and reducing costs by hundreds of millions of dollars. The combination of evidence-based best practice and the commitment of countless caregivers make these achievements possible."

For more on the AHA-McKesson Quest for Quality Prize, visit http://www.aha.org. For more on quality and safety initiatives at UMHS, visit http://www.med.umich.edu/quality.

For more information, contact: Kara Gavin, kegavin@umich.edu, or Katie Vloet, kgazella@umich.edu

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