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Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act of 2005 (July 2005)

The Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act (Patient Safety Act) amended Title IX of the Public Health Service Act. The statute provides for the improvement of patient safety and the reduction of the incidence of events that adversely affect patient safety.

See GPO.gov for online reference to the Patient Safety Act.

Page last reviewed July 2018
Page originally created January 2014

Internet Citation: Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act of 2005 (July 2005). Content last reviewed July 2018. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.
https://pso.ahrq.gov/resources/act

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