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A department within the UNT Health Science Center, SaferCare Texas, formerly the Institute for Patient Safety, was founded as a response to the national challenge to improve patient safety and is dedicated to improving the quality and safety of health care in Texas and throughout the nation.

SaferCare is achieving its objectives through collaborative, patient-centered, interprofessional initiatives that include comprehensive professional and community education, applied research to generate new knowledge and innovations, and quality improvement projects that directly impact health care delivery. 

Although led by UNTHSC, SaferCare includes diverse health care and related institutions throughout the region, as well as institute fellows and scholars who represent a broad array of health care professionals, patients, and advocates.

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