AHA March 15, 2021
Rod Hochman, M.D.

At hospitals and health systems across the country, patient safety is a priority every single day. Each year as AHA marks Patient Safety Awareness Week, we recognize the work of health care teams and promote discussions about patient safety. It’s a time when we also mark the progress we’ve made as a field, which is more important than ever as we look toward recovery from the pandemic.

Even though the past year has stressed the health care system like never before, our health care teams have consistently stepped up in so many different ways to provide safe, high-quality care to patients diagnosed with COVID-19, as well as patients receiving many other kinds of care and treatment. 

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